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Teagasc Costs & Returns

Teagasc Costs & Returns

Friday 15th October 2021
(Updated Wednesday 7th September 2022)
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Crop margins 2023 (provisional)

Teagasc Costs and Returns 2023 (provisional)

 PROVISIONAL CEREAL CROP MARGINS 2023 - Wheat and barley
Variable costs €/ha   FEED WHEAT   FEED BARLEY MALTING
            BARLEY
    Winter Spring Winter Spring Spring
             
MATERIALS   1550 1197 1332 1040 1022
             
Seed   128 133 141 128 136
Fertilisers   1046 804 896 713 682
             
Sprays:            
  Herbicides   93 86 109 86 86
  Fungicides   245 155 145 106 111
  Insecticides   21 7 7 7 7
  Growth Regulators   18 12 34 0 0
             
HIRE MACHINERY   509 503 509 460 460
             
  Plough, One-pass & Roll   196 215 196 215 215
  Spray   125 100 125 75 75
  Fertiliser Spreading   54 54 54 36 36
  Harvesting   134 134 134 134 134
             
MISCELLANEOUS   140 91 124 80 76
             
  Interest (6%)   68 32 59 28 28
  Transport (€ 6.5/Tonne)   72 59 65 52 49
             
TOTAL VARIABLE COSTS 2199 1790 1965 1580 1558
             
Break-even yield (grain only) 8.8 7.2 8.2 6.6 5.4
             
Net Price (€/Tonne)   250 250 240 240 290
AID (BPS) = NOT included   0 0 0 0 0
Straw (€/ha)   250 250 300 250 250
             
Gross Margins (€/hectare) incl. straw   FEED WHEAT   FEED BARLEY MALTING
            BARLEY
Tonnes/hectare   Winter Spring Winter Spring  
             
  6.5 -324 84 -105 230 577
  7.5 -74 334 135 470 867
  8.0 51 459 255 590 1012
  9.0 301 709 495 830 1302
  10.0 551 959 735 1070 1592
  11.0 801   975    
  12.0 1051   1215    

 

PROVISIONAL CEREAL CROP MARGINS 2023- Beans, WOSR and Oats 
    BEANS WOSR W.OATS S.OATS
           
           
MATERIALS   600 1243 1080 993
           
Seed   219 100 120 125
 Fertilisers   184 864 749 675
           
Sprays:          
  Herbicides   92 135 41 41
  Fungicides   97 108 145 127
  Insecticides   8 35 7 7
 Growth regulator       18 18
           
HIRE MACHINERY   461 576 466 485
           
  Plough, Till and Sow 215 196 196 215
  Roll   19 19    
  Spray   75 125 100 100
  Fertiliser Spreading 18 54 36 36
  Dessication   0 48    
  Harvesting   134 134 134 134
           
MISCELLANEOUS   54 79 107 76
           
  Interest (6%)   18 43 49 27
  Transport (€6.5/Tonne)** 36 29 59 49
  Bird Control   0 6    
           
TOTAL VARIABLE COSTS 1114 1898 1654 1553
           
           
Net Price (€ /Tonne) 300 570 230 230
(Protein Crops Scheme) 500      
Straw     150 250 250
Gross Margins (€ /ha)        
           
Tonnes/ha Tonnes/ha BEANS WOSR W. OATS S.OATS
Oats  Beans/WOSR        
  2.0        
  2.5        
6.5 3.0 286 -38 91 192
7.5 4.0 586 532 321 422
8.0 4.5 736 817 436 537
9.0 5.0 886 1102 666 767
10.0 5.5 1036   896  
  6.0 1186