Guide to Machinery Costs and Contract Rates

State of New South Wales through Department of Industry and Investment

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Farm Table says:

The sections in this resource outline:
  • fixed costs (ownership costs)
  • variable costs (operating costs)
  • working out a contract
  • contract versus ownership costs
Tables showing examples of fixed ownership costs and operating costs for a tractor and and implement are provided.

This guide aims to alert farmers to real costs of machinery, explain how contract rates are calculated and assist farmers to properly calculate the costs of contracting out machinery.

2009 - State of New South Wales through Department of Industry and Investment
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