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Turf Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Turf Growing Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0113 | May 2016

Grass is greener: Rising demand for artificial turf hurts industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Turf Growing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$218m
Annual Growth 11-16
-2.4%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
690
Businesses
247
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Turf Growing industry has performed poorly over the past five years. Fluctuations in water availability have created volatile growing conditions for the industry. Consumer sentiment has remained volatile over the period, in response to changing global and domestic economic conditions. Consequently, consumers have frequently been unwilling to outlay income for new instant turf. Movements in the number of dwelling commencements and increasing high-density living have also played a role in the industry's weak performance. Industry revenue is forecast to decline at an annualised 2.4% over the five years through 2015-16, to total $217.6 million. Industry revenue is forecast to decrease by 0.3% during 2015-16... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Most turf growers are located in Queensland and New South Wales. Industry operators 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. 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 water... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Turf Growing Industry?

Companies in the industry are primarily engaged in growing turf for transplanting in landscaped areas. 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 then install the turf.

Industry Products
Green couchBlue couchBuffaloKikuyuZoysiaOther varieties
 
Industry Activities
Turf plantingTurf growingTurf harvesting


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