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Farming and Agricultural Calculators


The calculators below are provided "as is" in Excel spreadsheets to assist producers in planning for the future.

  • Bale Grazing Calculator
    The Bale Grazing Calculator© is a tool to help producers estimate the cost of feeding livestock with bale grazing.
  • Cattle Feeding Breakeven Calculator
    A tool to help producers make business decisions.
  • Cow Efficiency Calculator
    This calculator generates a cow efficiency ranking through points allocated for body condition score, calving date and weaning weight.
  • Crop Planner
    This planner allows producers to input their own values for yields, prices, fixed and variable costs.
  • Crop Residue Calculator
    The Crop Residue Calculator is a tool to help producers estimate the costs of feeding livestock with crop residue.
  • Economics of Commercial Fertilizer for Hay and Pasture
    This worksheet calculates the cost and return of fertilizing hay and pasture based on average fertilizer efficiency and costs in Saskatchewan.
  • Ewe Planner
    A five year annual projection for an existing sheep operation.
  • Farm Machinery Custom Rental Rate Guide Calculator
    This calculator can be used to provide approximate costs for renting equipment or obtaining custom farming operations from another farmer.
  • Hay Share Calculator
    The Hay Share Calculator is designed to calculate the cost of producing baled hay and the value of standing hay.
  • Livestock Price Insurance Work Pad
    The LPI Policy Work Pad is a great tool to use when deciding which policy will work best for you. It has been designed to give you the option to work through three different policy options for a side-by-side comparison before making a purchasing decision. (To ensure this document works correctly, please download to your computer and open in Acrobat or Acrobat Reader. Various issues may occur if opened within an internet browser.)


All rights reserved. Copyright and all other intellectual property rights for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture's online calculators, and all manuals, documentation and other material pertaining to this software, belong exclusively to the Government of Saskatchewan. This software is provided solely for personal use under a non-exclusive licence, and may not be copied, modified, published, sold or distributed to any third party, or transmitted in any form or by any mean whether electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture.


This software is provided without warranty on an "as is" basis. The Government of Saskatchewan and its agents assume no liability or responsibility whatsoever with respect to loss or damage caused by or alleged to be caused by the use or operation of this software.

I have read, understood and agree to the terms of the above copyright notice and disclaimer, as conditions of my usage of the said software, and I further agree to release and indemnify the Government of Saskatchewan and its agents from all claims arising from my use or operation of the software.

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