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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Turf Growing industry has low barriers to entry. The main barriers to entry are employee skill, economies of scale, supply contracts, capital costs and the trend of declining industry revenue for majority of the past five years. Potential entrants that wish to compete in the industry must acquire staff with the necessary skills to grow turf. The skills are relatively easy to acquire and expertise can come from a range of subcontracted or consulting agents.

The ability to acquire supply contracts can prevent the entry of new turf growers. Incumbent firms may already hold supply contracts with construction firms and landscapers. However, there is no such problem in terms of attracting business from homeowners... 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
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Industry Activities
Turf plantingTurf growingTurf harvesting

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