There are many considerations to take into account when investing in a new irrigator. It is important to account for depreciation, cost of capital, operating … Read more
A calculator spreadsheet to help quantify the costs and benefits of investing in a new tractor.
A calculator spreadsheet to help quantify the costs and benefits of investing in IPM methods for lettuce crops
This case study was put together to help vegetable growers understand their businesses better. Use this fact sheet to help gauge the performance of your … Read more
There are opportunities for growers to take advantage of the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) by developing carbon credits, although carbon offset production involves a holistic … Read more
This discussion paper examines some key financial aspects of the Australian vegetable industry with a focus on pricing and costs of production between different states.
The Australian vegetable industry faces high domestic cost structures which make it difficult to compete in international markets, however case studies from Singapore and Japan … Read more
Annual surveys by the Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics (ABARE) are undertaken to measure the financial performance of Australian vegetable farms. This paper … Read more
This article reports on the financial state of the vegetable industry between 2009-10 based on research conducted by ABARES and considers the varied findings between … Read more
The project aimed improve the range of economic data available; research and analyze that data and provide a range of economic information and to apply … Read more
This fact sheet has been designed to explain gross margins and the benefits of gross margin analysis, as how to use the ‘VegTool’ as a … Read more
Industry economic Ian James comments on the potential impacts of the Carbon Tax proposal to be implemented in July 2012. The pricing of carbon involves … Read more