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					Joint Venture Farming Group

GROUP BENCHMARKING RESULTS 2009
                  by
             Jamie Gwatkin
               And Others



   Greetham Valley Golf Club
      Thursday 11th February 2010
               Contents

• Joint Venture Farming Project Update
• Highlights of the 2009 Group Results

• Traffic Light Report - Members experiences

• Online Benchmarking System
JVFG Project
Update (1)
• 16 Full Member Groups

• 4 Discussion Group Members

• Increase in Membership
  in 2010
• New Membership Class
  (Benchmark Member)
        JVFG Project Update (2)

Thanks for the commitment of Members & Sponsors


  • Class & Simba

 • JVFG Members
        JVFG Project Update (3)
• Exciting Programme for 2010

   Annual Conference on 11th February

   Cultivations at Vaderstad on 25th March

   Group Visit H & Q Farming on 6th May

    Sprayer Applications at Syngenta on 2nd June

    Cultivation Trials at Morley on 30th June
Group Results 2009 Harvest (1)

• 8 Groups reported on 2009 harvest
  (same as 2008 while online system developed)

• Results cover 11,392 Ha (28,150 Acres)

• Reviewed 2009 cost compared to last 3 years
Group Results 2009 Harvest (2)
                    1%    Cropping 2009 Harvest
                  2%
                                                        Winter Wheat
              0%         7%
                                                        Oilseed Rape
             2%
        2%                                              Winter Beans
             4%
    2%                                                  Winter Oats

    2%                                                  Winter Barley

   0%                                                   Combine Peas

                                                        Vining Peas
     8%                                           51%
                                                        Spring Barley

                                                        Spring Beans

                                                        Spring Wheat

                                                        Sugar Beet

              19%                                       Potatoes
                                                        Other
Group Results 2009 Harvest (3)
 Financial Averages
                  JVFG    JVFG    JVFG    JVFG
                  2006    2007    2008    2009
                   £/Ha    £/Ha    £/Ha    £/Ha
Labour Costs      62.8    44.5    66.1    51.9

Machinery Costs   126.8   130.6   158.8   161.1

Admin & Finance   20.5    22.6    19.7    37.5

Total             210.1   197.7   244.6   250.5
Group Results 2009 Harvest (4)
Global Operational Results
                          2006      2007      2008      2009
                         Harvest   Harvest   Harvest   Harvest
Operational Costs         £ /Ha     £ /Ha     £ /Ha     £ /Ha
Primary Cultivations      32.85     27.92     38.53     35.78
Secondary Cultivations    19.43     16.34     25.03     23.69
Drilling                  19.53     19.32     26.04     26.49
Rolling                   5.63      5.82      7.88      8.58
Fertiliser Application    3.65      3.96      3.55      3.90
Spraying                  3.34      3.18      4.35      4.64
Harvesting                48.58     46.84     51.62     46.41
Carting                   12.65     15.44     21.10     22.60
Group Results 2009 Harvest (5)
Work Rates
                          2007    2008    2009    Diff
                         Ha/Hr   Ha/Hr   Ha/Hr    %
Primary Cultivations     1.86    1.20    1.52    (0.65%)
Secondary Cultivations   2.73    2.16    2.40    (1.24%)
Drilling                 2.70    2.21    2.45    0.00%
Rolling                  6.12    4.57    6.53    13.76%
Harvesting               2.35    2.46    2.90    12.84%
Carting                  1.37    1.43    2.12    29.27%
Group Results 2009 Harvest (6)
Machine Costs and Labour Rates

• Combine running costs have risen by 1.94% to £43.05 / Ha

• Crawler costs have reduced by 5.20% to £16.22 / Ha

• Main tractor running costs have 7.40% to £12.39 / Ha

• Labour rates (including management) have risen by 7.35%
   from £11.15 / Hr to £11.90 / Hr

• Overall labour efficiency has reduced by 6.87%
Group Results 2009 Harvest (7)
Individual Crop Results

• Winter Wheat costs have reduced by 7.68% to £169.56 / Ha
   Cost per tonne has dropped by 4.98% to £18.24 / t
• Oilseed Rape ops have dropped by 2.80% to £144.25 / Ha
   Cost per tonne have fallen by 12.75% to £38.67 / t
• Winter Beans operations have fallen by 6.00% to
£149.87 / Ha
Traffic Light Report –
Member’s Experiences (1)
Pelham Farming Company
Secondary Cultivations – £/Ha

                     2007       2008    2009      Diff
                     £/Ha       £/Ha    £/Ha      %
Labour Costs         2.82       2.81    2.52    (7.24%)
Machinery Costs     17.32       7.00    6.24    (38.56%)
Implement Costs      6.52       3.99    3.19    (3.19%)
                    26.57       13.80   11.95   (31.48%)
Work Rate (Ha/Hr)    3.55       3.35    3.87     7.80%
Traffic Light Report –
Member’s Experiences (2)
T S Arable LLP
Harvesting – £/Ha

                    2008    2009      Diff
                    £/Ha    £/Ha      %

Labour Costs        4.84    2.53    (31.34%)
Machinery Costs     43.94   44.34   (0.45%)
Implement Costs     N/A     N/A       N/A
                    48.78   46.87   (3.92%)
Work Rate (Ha/Hr)   2.25    4.54    33.73%
Traffic Light Report –
Member’s Experiences (3)
Symington Farms Limited
Primary Cultivations – £/Ha

                     2008     2009      Diff
                     £/Ha     £/Ha      %
Labour Costs         14.52    6.75    (36.53%)
Machinery Costs      39.67    17.39   (39.05%)
Implement Costs      11.67    7.10    (24.35%)
                     65.86    31.24   (36.65%)
Work Rate (Ha/Hr)    0.85     1.76    34.87%
Online Benchmarking System (1)
Website Created – www.jvfg.co.uk
Online Benchmarking System (2)
Secure Logon
Online Benchmarking System (3)
Main Menu
Online Benchmarking System (4)
(Dynamic reconciliation to Hours Worked)




                    Compares hours entered against
                    operations with the
                    Total Hours entered through
                    Labour Costs for each month.
Online Benchmarking System (5)
Reports

•   Online Reporting – limited reports
        Cost per operation
        Cost per machine
        Comparison against fixed benchmark


•   Traffic Light Reports and detailed Reporting at cut off
    / end of year
Joint Venture Farming Group

GROUP BENCHMARKING RESULTS 2009
                  by
             Jamie Gwatkin
               And Others



   Greetham Valley Golf Club
      Thursday 11th February 2010

				
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