These are survey results only - not recommended rates.

NOTES: *Indicates one report received.

Grain Harvesting

 

Operation Location Most Common 2015 Range 2016 Most Common 2016
Swathing Alberta $10-18/ac
$85-125/hr
$5-18/ac
$40-125/hr
$10-18/ac
$85-125/hr
Total reports = 41 Surveyed Fall 2016
Combining – straight cut or pickup header
(**may be additional cost for fuel)
South - dryland $19.50-30/ac $16-30/ac $21-30/ac
South - irrigated $29-35/ac $25-35/ac $25-35/ac
Central $25/ac*
$280/hr
$25/ac*
$280/hr
$25/ac*
$280/hr
North -
$125-245/hr
$30/ac*
$125-245/hr
$30/ac*
$125-245/hr
Peace $100-130/hr $100-130/hr $100-130/hr
Peace-includes
operator
$500/hr* $500/hr* $500/hr*
Total reports = 23 Surveyed Fall 2016
Combining and hauling to bin
(**may be additional cost for fuel)
South - dryland $21-34.50/ac $16-34.50/ac $21-34.50/ac
South - irrigated $30-43/ac $28-43/ac $28-43/ac
Central $30-43/ac $30-43/ac $30-43/ac
North $30/ac
$250/hr*
$30/ac
$250/hr*
$30/ac
$250/hr*
Total reports = 34 Surveyed Fall 2016
Grain drying Alberta $100-250/hr $100-250/hr $100-250/hr
Total reports = 3 Surveyed Fall 2016
Grain cleaning Alberta $0.50-0.95/bu $0.50-0.55/bu* $0.50-0.55/bu*
Total reports = 1 Surveyed Fall 2016
Grain vacuuming Alberta $0.075/bu*
$150/hr*
$0.075/bu*
$150/hr*
$0.075/bu*
$150/hr*
Total reports = 2 Surveyed Fall 2016

 

Grain Hauling

(**may be additional cost for fuel)

 

Operation Location Most Common 2015 Range 2016 Most Common 2016
0 - 50 kilometres
(0-30 miles)
Alberta $7.50-9.61/tonne
$125/hr - flat rate
$3-9.61/tonne
$125/hr - flat rate
$7-9.61/tonne
$125/hr - flat rate
51 - 100 kilometres
(31-60 miles)
Alberta $9.50-10.50/tonne
$125/hr - flat rate
$10.30-10.50/tonne
$125/hr - flat rate
$10.30-10.50/tonne
$125/hr - flat rate
101 - 150 kilometres
(61-90 miles)
Alberta $10-15/tonne
$125/hr - flat rate
-
$125/hr - flat rate
-
$125/hr - flat rate
Over 150 kilometres
(over 90 miles)
Alberta $10-15/tonne
$125/hr - flat rate
-
$125/hr - flat rate
-
$125/hr - flat rate
Total reports = 55 Surveyed Fall 2016