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Review of gross and net margins in the Farm Business Survey from 2007/8 to 2012/13 - DO0147

To review the current methodology and results for allocating costs to gross and net margins in the Farm Business Survey.
To examine in detail the mean and variation of net margins and costs of production within key enterprises , the mean and variation of variable and fixed costs and analyses of margins and costs by stuctural factors such as farm type, region, and size .It will also include a comparison of enterprises on specialist farms and those with multiple enterprises. The report will review the results in light of other sources of published data or expert review and suggest improvements to the methodology where appropriate.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Final Report   (571k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2013

To: 2014

Cost: £15,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University of Nottingham
Economic Research              
Flood Management