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COST OF PRODUCTION OF CAULIFLOWE
 
COST OF PRODUCTION OF CAULIFLOWER (NORMAL
 
SEASON) FOR THE YEAR 2008-09 ON ONE ACRE
 
         
Sr.No Name of Operations No/Qt Rate / Unit Expenses
1 a   Furrow turning 1 650 650
  b   Cultivator 2 450 900
  c   Leveling 1 450 450
  d   Planking 2 225 450
2 Seed bed Preparation      
  a   Cultivator 3 450 1350
  b   Planking 3 225 675
3 Cost of Seed 1 3000 3000
4 Cost of nursery raising 1 3000 3000
5 Cost of manure & fertilizer      
  a   FYM trollies 8 800 6400
  b   Labour for applying FYM 8 275 2200
  c   DAP bags 2 1900 3800
  d   Urea 2 750 1500
  e   SOP bags 1 2100 2100
  f   labour for applying Fertilizer 2 275 550
6 a   Bed making with ridger 1 650 650
  b   Sowing/transplanting 10 275 2750
7 Cost of Irrigation      
  a   Canal 8 10 80
  b   Tubewell 6 450 2700
  c   Cleaning of water courses M/D 2 275 550
  d   Labour of Charges for irrigation 6 275 1650
8 Earthing up & weeding 16 275 4400
9 Plant protection charges 8 400 3200
10 Harvesting      
  a   Harvesting of fresh heads 20 275 5500
  b   Handling & transportation 20 675 13500
  c   Cost of bags      
11 Baskets / Artisins 40 18 720
12 Land revenue & other taxes 1 100 100
13 Land rent of 6 months 0.5 20000 10000
  Total Expenditure     72825
14 Management Charges @ 15% of total Expen     10924
15 Interest on capital @ 16% of total Exp.     11652
16 Invisible Charges     350
17 Total Yield     10000
18 Total Value      
19 Total Cost of Production      95751
20 Cost of Production per Ton     8839
21 Cost of Production per Kg     8.84
22 Cost of Production per 40 Kg     3368
23 Proposed Support price per 40 Kg