FARM PROJECT MKANDA DECEMBER 2016

This is a farm project budget to be carried in the 2016-2017 farming season. The
crop to be produced is Maize. The project will be undertaken in Mchinji District,
Mkanda Area for a period of 6 months. The expected yield is approximately 1000
bags of maize to be
produced from 10
Farm Project Budget acres of Land. Thus
Item Unit Quantity Total at an expected
Price Cost maize price of K250
Initial Cost per kg,(based on
Land Rentals 5000 10 50000 2016 Admarc
Wage Labour 20000 10 200000 prices).The
Seeds 13500 10 135000 expected return will
Fertilizer 22000 20 440000 be MK 12.5 million
On Sight Supervisor(Mchinji 7000 1 7000 kwacha. At a 70%
DO) possibility of loss
Herbicides 60,000 1 60000 due to unfavorable
Herbicides Labour 40000 1 40000 weather, theft,
Project Visits 10,000 2 20000 maize damage; the
Transportation of Inputs 60,000 1 60000 yield is pegged at
Total 1012000 700 bags with an
Operations + Final Cost expected return of
Labourer(Seasonal) 90,000 2 180000 8.75 million
Labour Harvesting 7,000 10 70000 kwacha. Below is
Project Visits 10,000 5 50000 the project budget
Miscellanious Cost 150,000 1 150000
Total 450000
Total Cost 1462000