Turf Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Turf Growing Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0113 | Nov 2013

Revenue starts to sprout: Growth returns with construction demand and water availability

IBISWorld’s Turf Growing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Stringent water restrictions following the drought have considerably constrained the performance of the industry over the past five years. Dry conditions over most of the past five years stifled demand for turf products, as they intensified maintenance costs for turf. The Turf Growing industry is forecast to decline by an annualised 2.5% in the five years through 2013-14. The industry is exhibiting signs of recovery, with revenue forecast to grow by 1.9% in 2013-14 to $232.9 million. Low levels of annual rainfall for majority of the past five years have made it difficult for turf growers to operate, and has induced the exit of less competitive operators... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Most turf growing capacity is located in Queensland and New South Wales. Industry establishments are mostly located in these states of the warmer tropical weather in these regions, as certain turf varieties such as Sir Walter and green kikuyu grow more rapidly in warmer weather. In addition, these states also have large populations that turf growers can reach. The large populations signify a higher number of residential properties, sporting venues and government institutional buildings to service those populations. As such, turf growers congregate in those areas to be able to provide turf to the property owners.

Turf growers typically select land that is above average in fertility with relatively high and reliable rainfall. Alternatively, the land should have access to irrigation... purchase to read more


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What is the Turf Growing Industry?

Companies in this industry grow turf for transplanting. This includes grass growing, turf growing and lawn seed growing. Operators plant, maintain and harvest turf farms. Landscapers, households, governments, sport venues, revegetation contractors, and plant hire and garden service providers can then install the turf grown.

Industry Products
Green couchBlue couchBuffaloKikuyuZoysia
Industry Activities
Turf plantingTurf growingTurf harvesting

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