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The University of Tennessee | Institute of Agriculture

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Frequently Used Tools:


The Cotton Yield Monitor Investment Decision Aid (CYMIDA) is an interactive computerized decision aid that is designed to help you evaluate the yield gains and input savings required to pay for investment in a cotton yield monitoring system. Using partial budgeting and break-even analysis, CYMIDA allows you to develop a custom analysis of the purchase decision based on your farm situation. CYMDIA features

  • Printable user's guide
  • Easy point and click operation
  • Context sensitive help
  • Includes default input costs to serve as a starting point for the user
  • Sensitivity analysis from changing cotton and input prices

This software was developed by the Agricultural Economics Production Economics Analysis Group.


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Funding provided by Cotton Incorporated

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For additional information, contact James Larson, Roland Roberts or Burton English