Macadamia industry benchmark report: 2009 to 2016 seasons, Project MC15005

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Mulo, Shane, Bignall, Grant, Jenkins, Ingrid, Slaughter, Geoff and Bright, Jeremy. 2018. Macadamia industry benchmark report: 2009 to 2016 seasons, Project MC15005. Brisbane, Australia. Queensland Government.
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Macadamia industry benchmark report: 2009 to 2016 seasons, Project MC15005

Report TypeProject report
AuthorsMulo, Shane (Author), Bignall, Grant (Author), Jenkins, Ingrid (Author), Slaughter, Geoff (Author) and Bright, Jeremy (Author)
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Number of Pages68
Year2018
PublisherQueensland Government
Place of PublicationBrisbane, Australia
Web Address (URL)https://publications.qld.gov.au/dataset/18517168-df7c-41d9-bf92-50ff4ccfb6ac/resource/a783d63e-cc40-4988-9d0d-c5642a563ae2/download/8443macadamia-reportweb.pdf
Abstract

The benchmarking project is supporting improved productivity and profitability within the Australian
macadamia industry. The current project builds on previous benchmarking and best practice work conducted
since 2001.

Yield, quality and planting information has been collected annually from macadamia farms throughout Australia
since 2009. This information is provided either directly by growers or by processors on their behalf. Cost of
production data has also been collected annually since 2013.

Each season all benchmarking participants receive a confidential, personalised report that compares their
individual farm performance with the average performance of similar farms based on a range of criteria
including region, locality, farm size, management structure, irrigation status and tree age. These reports
highlight individual and average farm performance trends over multiple seasons.

This industry report has been produced to provide growers, processors, consultants, investors and other industry stakeholders with a summary of yield, quality and cost of production trends within the Australian macadamia industry.

Keywordsmacadamia, benchmarking, yield, costs of production, quality
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020359999. Other commerce, management, tourism and services not elsewhere classified
Public Notes

Report #8443 07/18.
© State of Queensland, 2017. The Queensland Government supports and encourages the dissemination and exchange of its information. The copyright in this publication is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence. Under this licence you are free, without having to seek our permission, to use this publication in accordance with the licence terms.

Byline AffiliationsDepartment of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Institute for Resilient Regions
Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales
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