WM-Survey II Terrace & Waterway ROI Calculator for Farmers

See how much time and money you can save with the Terrace & Waterway Design subscription for WM-Survey II. Farmers can now conduct their own maintenance, saving money on contractors by extending the life expectancy of terraces and waterways while preventing up to 5% yield loss in terraced fields.

  • Yield and Crop Data

    Tell us a little about your farm and crop information.

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    Estimate the total crop area that is typically lost to water damage or flooding. This is typically a value of 2-5% if calculated as a percentage of the total farmland.
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    Estimate the total crop area that is typically lost to water damage or flooding. This is typically a value of 2-5% if calculated as a percentage of the total farmland.
  • Crop yield and price data is only needed for the crops you plan to plant.

  • Crops for each year
    If you don't do a rotation insert the same crop each year
  • Terrace & Waterway Maintenance and Installation
  • This is how much the contractor charges you to maintain or rebuild the terraces on your farm.
  • How much would it cost you to build and/or maintain your terraces and waterways if you did the work yourself?
  • How many days a year is your contractor available to hire for terrace/waterway work?
  • Farmer Equipment and Labor Costs
  • Rental or ownership cost (repair, maintenance, financing, interest, storage, taxes, insurance, opportunity cost, etc.) on a per hour basis.
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