Determining the optimum level of investment in harvest machinery
Published: 2 Nov 2017
- It is critical to understand the policy that underpins the decision-making process when considering purchasing machinery
- Understanding the total cost of ownership in $/ha or $/hr is crucial for effective machinery decision-making. This helps when making decisions about the use of contractors versus ownership
- When the cost of owning a new machine is cheaper in $/ha than the existing machine then it should ideally be changed over
- Understand the level of machinery investment across the business and identify ways to get more from your investment
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