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The Cost of Growing Maize

The cost values were taken at a 5.5tonne Dry Matter Yield/acre.



Seed

75

Fertiliser

55

Spray

40

Pesticide

00

Materials

170

170



Ploughing, tilling & sowing

80

Spraying & Fertilising

15

Harvesting

95

Machinery

190

190




Land

140

140



Total Cost/acre

500

Cost per tonne of DM

90