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Gathering valuable farm level data for understanding profitability and production, learn more about the Dairy Farm Monitor Project

The Dairy Farm Monitor Project aims to provide the Tasmanian dairy industry with valuable farm level data relating to profitability and production.

In 2016–17, 36 Tasmanian dairy farms participated in the Dairy Farm Monitor Project, compared with 29 farms in 2015–16. The average milk price of these participants showed
a 9% decrease compared to the previous season.

In 2016–17, the whole farm earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) from 36 participant farms in Tasmania rose to $276,098, a 12% increase on 2015–16.

Read the details in the Dairy Farm Monitor Project Annual Report 2016-17.

In 2015−16 the data obtained from 29 farms in Tasmania revealed average whole farm earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of $246,639, a 48% decrease compared with the
previous year. The average gross income was lower by 12% while the cost of production was 4% higher in 2015−16 compared with 2014−15.

Read the details in the Dairy Farm Monitor Project Annual Report 2015-16.

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