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Average Farmers Cost of Producti
 
Average Farmers Cost of Production Estimate of Wheat In the
 
Punjab For the Year 2009-10
 
               
Sr.No Operations / Inputs Average no of oers/Units/Acre 2008-09 Crop Average no.of oprs/units/acre 2009-10 Crop
Cost/Unit Cost/acre Cost/Unit Cost/acre
Rs. Rs. Rs. Rs.
1 PREPARATORY TILLAGE            
  1.1 Deep ploughing 0.30 900.00 270.00 0.30 900.00 270.00
  1.2 Ploughing  2.00 400.00 800.00 2.00 400.00 800.00
  1.3 Planking 2.00 200.00 400.00 2.00 200.00 400.00
  1.4 Leveling - - - - - -
2 Seed and Sowing Operations            
  2.1 Seed (Kg)  50.00 22.00 1100.00 50.00 23.00 1150.00
  2.2 Seed treatment     50.00     50.00
  2.3 SOWING            
     2.3.1 Ploughing 2.00 400.00 800.00 2.00 400.00 800.00
     2.3.2 Planking 2.00 200.00 400.00 2.00 200.00 400.00
     2.3.3 Bund making (Man Days) 0.50 220.00 110.00 0.50 220.00 110.00
     2.3.4 Charges for Pora/Kera or Tractor with Drill 1.00 400.00 400.00 1.00 400.00 400.00
3 FERTILIZER            
  3.1 Urea 1.40 650.00 910.00 1.50 800.00 1200.00
  3.2 DAP 1.00 3150.00 3150.00 1.00 3200.00 3200.00
  3.3 Transportation 2.00 13.00 26.00 2.50 13.00 32.50
  3.4 Fertilizer Application (M. day) 0.50 220.00 110.00 0.50 220.00 110.00
4 INTERCULTURE            
  4.1 Bar Harrow / Weeding            
5 PLANT PROTECTION            
  5.1 Weedicides/Herbicides     350.00     500.00
6 IRRIGATION            
  6.1 Canal (Water Rate)     56.30     56.30
  6.2 Private tubewell (3 Hrs @ Rs.200/Hour) 2.00 600.00 1200.00 2.00 600.00 1200.00
7 LABOUR FOR IRRIGATION            
  7.1 Water course cleaning (M.day) 1.00 220.00 220.00 1.00 220.00 220.00
  7.2 Labour Charges for irrigation (M.day) 1.00 220.00 220.00 1.00 220.00 220.00
8 FARM YARD MANURE INCLUDING TRANSPORT AND APPLICATION 50% (TORLLY LOAD) -          
  TOTAL (1 TO 8)     10572.30     11118.80
9 MARKUP ON INVESTMENT @ 9% ON Rs. 10516 / 11062.5 FC  6.00   473.22 6.00   497.81
10 HARVESTING            
  10.1 Harvesting Charges (40 Kgs) 3.00 625.00 1875.00 3.00 750.00 2250.00
  10.2 Threshing Charges (1/10 of Produce) 106.10 15.63 1658.34 106.10 18.75 1989.38
  10.3 Threshing Chagres (Manual M.day) -          
11 LAND RENT FOR 6 MONTHS @ 9000/PA 6.00 750.00 4500.00 6.00 750.00 4500.00
12 MANAGEMENT CHARGES FOR 6 MONTHS OF A MANADER @ 7000/8000 PM FOR 100 ACERS 6.00 70.00 420.00 6.00 80.00 480.00
13 AGRICULTURE INCOME TAX 6 MONTHS     48.52     48.52
14 GROSS COST (Items 1 to 14)     19547.38     20884.51
15 VALUE OF BHOOSA     3183.00     3183.00
16 NET CULTIVATION COST (Items 15-16) INCLUDING LAND RENT     16364.38     17701.51
17 YEILD PER ACER (Kgs)     1061.00     1061.00
18 COST PER 40 kgs AT FARM LEVEL     616.94     667.36
19 MARKETING EXPENSES (Rs/40 Kgs)     18.00     18.00
20 Cost Per 40 Kgs at Mandi gate     634.94     685.35
21 Investment Incentive @ 25%     158.74     171.34
22 Support Price Recommended     793.68     856.69