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Generally SWIIM® Optimizer Input Wizard in SWIIM Planner will result in a recommended cropping pattern which will produce a much higher net return than your current practices (especially if you decrease your water allotment to allow for a portion of your CU to be leased).
However in some cases, depending on your inputs to the wizard, it may result in a very small increase in net return or even a lower future net return than your historical return.
To improve your results ...