WA Dairy Farm Monitor Project
The Dairy Farm Monitor Project (DFMP) provides profitability and productivity data for a range of farms across WA. It allows farmers to compare their performance against other farms, and identify areas for improvement.
Dairy Farm Monitor Project 2015-16
This is the third year of the Dairy Farm Monitor Project in Western Australia. In 2015-16 the data from 28 farms in WA resulted in average whole farm earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of $617,059, a slight decrease on the previous year's $641,083. All participants achieved positive return on assets averaging 6.6% compared with last year'Âs 6.7%. Average milk price of $7.22/kg MS (52.2 c/l) was a 2% increase from last year'Â's price of $7.07/kg MS (51.1 c/l), while the average kg milk solids sold also increased from the previous year.