Custom Rates 2015 - Land Clearing and Breaking

 
 
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 These are survey results only - not recommended rates.

Land Clearing & Breaking
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OperationLocationMost Common 2013Range 2014Most Common 2014
Brushing & piling or repiling
(with a dozer blade)
- trucking not included
Alberta
D5 or D6 (140-180hp)$155-160/hr$130-160/hr$135-160/hr
D7 (180-200hp)$155-180/hr$155-200/hr$155-185/hr
D8 (225-335hp)$175-250/hr$200-210/hr$200-210/hr
Smaller units - fuel not included$125/hr$115-125/hr$115-125/hr
Total reports = 67 Surveyed Fall 2014
Ripping or sub-soiling
- trucking not included
Alberta$155-250/hr$145-235/hr$155-235/hr
Total reports = 45 Surveyed Fall 2014
Sub-soilingAlberta$41/ac
**No Response to Survey
**No Response to Survey
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2014
Discing
(higher rates for remote locations or tough terrain)
Alberta$137.50-160/hr$220-285/hr
$27.50/ac
$220-285/hr
$27.50/ac
Total reports = 6 Surveyed Fall 2014
Rototilling Alberta$110-220/hr$115/hr$115/hr
Total reports = 6 Surveyed Fall 2014
Dugout construction, drainage, feedlot construction & land leveling
- trucking not included to site
Alberta
D6 Cat$125-155/hr$130-150/hr$150/hr
D7 Cat$155-200/hr$155-200/hr$155-190/hr
D8 Cat$175-250/hr$200-235/hr$200-235/hr
Backhoe$125-130/hr$125-150/hr$125-150/hr
Dozers...-$115/hr$115/hr
Dump trucks$110/hr
**No Response to Survey
**No Response to Survey
Excavators$180-250/hr
$2.50/cu yd
$90-255/hr
$2.50/cu yd
$120-185/hr
$2.50/cu yd
Graders...-$130/hr$130/hr
Scrapers$250-300/hr$250/hr$250/hr
Total reports = 165 Surveyed Fall 2014
Rock pickingAlberta$120/hr
$9-10/ac
$120/hr
$9-10/ac
$120/hr
$9-10/ac
Total reports = 4 Surveyed Fall 2014
 
 
 
 

Other Documents in the Series

 
  Custom Rates Survey Summary 2015
Custom Rates 2015 - Seeding
Custom Rates 2015 - Land Leasing
Custom Rates 2015 - Tillage
Custom Rates 2015 - Livestock
Custom Rates 2015 - Land Clearing and Breaking - Current Document
Custom Rates 2015 - Haying and Silage
Custom Rates 2015 - Grain Harvesting and Hauling
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on March 7, 2016.