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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

The Turf Growing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$233m
Annual Growth 09-14
-2.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
757
Businesses
267
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 Investment Chapter

The industry exhibits a high level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital, an estimated $5.54 is allocated for labour. In this calculation, depreciation is used as a proxy for capital. Equipment used in the industry includes tractors with turf tyres, fertiliser spreaders, mowers, chisel and mouldboard plough, boom sprayers and irrigation pumps, among others.

Almost all agricultural industries have a high level of automation in Australia. As such, the Turf Growing industry's high level of automation gives it a high level of capital intensity. Capital intensity is estimated to have increased over the past five years. Capital intensity increased as industry operators invested in more labour-saving equipment such as computer-assisted water and monitoring systems... 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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