Farm Business Survey
The Farm Business Survey is an annual survey commissioned by the government under which a range of management accounting information on all aspects of farmer's and grower's businesses is collected. The survey uses a sample of farms that is representative of the national population of farms in terms of farm type, farm size and regional location.
Rural Business Research, comprising the Universities of Cambridge, Nottingham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Reading, and Imperial College, Askham Bryan and Duchy Colleges carries out the Farm Business Survey. Further information is available at: www.ruralbusinessresearch.co.uk
agri benchmark Cash Crop Network
We compare the cost of production of wheat, coarse grains and oilseeds using a consistent methodology and publish the findings in the agri benchmark Cash Crop Report.
Sustainable Intensification Platform
Recent and on-going projects include:
- Development of a Model to Estimate the Volume of Grain Fed on Farm, HGCA.
- Farm Level Economic Impact of Energy Crop Production, Defra.
- Economic Evaluation of the British Potato Council, Defra.
- The Economic Social and Environmental Implications of EU Sugar Regime Reforms.
- The Scope for Regulatory Incentives to Encourage Increased Efficiency of Input Use by Farmers, with SAC.
- Prospects and Opportunities for Rural Land Management on The Crown Estate. Download a copy of the final report, courtesy of The Crown Estate.
Previous studies include:
- The Economics of Horticultural Production under Glass
- Cereals and set-aside