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Data comparing farm profitability and productivity in South Australia.

SA Dairy Farm Monitor Project

The Dairy Farm Monitor Project (DFMP) provides profitability and productivity data for a range of farms across South Australia. It allows farmers to compare their performance against other farms, and identify areas for improvement.

Dairy Farm Monitor Project 2016-17

Summary

This is the fifth year of the Dairy Farm Monitor Project in South Australia. In 2016–17, the data from 15 participant farms in South Australia resulted in a rise in average whole farm earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) to $201,057, a 22% increase on 2015–16. Return on assets was stable at 3.1% with a net farm income of $101,358 resulting in a return on equity rising to 2.1% compared to last year’s negative 1.5%.

Dairy Farm Monitor Project 2015-16

Dairy Farm Monitor Project 2014-15

Dairy Farm Monitor Project 2013-14

Dairy Farm Monitor Project 2012-13

 

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Focus Farms

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DairyBase

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