Farmbench is an online benchmarking tool that allows you to compare your farm to similar businesses. It helps you to identify where you can improve efficiency and increase profits.
- Compare agreed performance indicators with local or national farmers
Make evidence-based decisions to improve individual profitability and productivity
Have a better understanding of your business to put you in control of your future
What is benchmarking?
The best way to find out how your business is performing is to measure it against the industry standard, and that's exactly what this tool can do. Farmbench provides a platform for you to evaluate your fixed costs and, in turn, improve your understanding of the strengths of your business.
Why use Farmbench?
The market-leading tool enables you to evaluate performance, ensuring that your business is on the best possible footing for the future.
- Farmbench already has over 2,000 registered users giving you a good range of comparable farms
- Your regional Knowledge Exchange Manager is just a phone call away, should you need help with the tool or data analysis
- When you have inputted your data, you can discuss and share best practice with others through Business Improvement Groups
At present, Farmbench is available for beef, lamb, dairy, combinable crop, potato and sugar beet enterprises. Funded by the AHDB levy, Farmbench is uniquely placed to provide the service and support for free.
Farmbench is the next step to furthering my knowledge about where we’re making money
You’ve got to use something like Farmbench to see where you’re going, get your costings, adapt and change
AHDB’s Farmbench programme is allowing me to delve into the story behind the figures