Estimated Production Costs: SUNFLOWER
 
Production System: Direct Planting: Harvest 2008/ 2009
 
Pau D'Arco - Pará - Brazil Produtivity 2200.00 kg/há
   
  Unit Qty Unit Value Total Value %
Services          
Plantation htp 4x4 0.66 28.43 18.76 4.57
Pulverization of Insecticides (2x) htp 4x2 0.34 24.06 8.18 1.99
Fertilization of Covering (1x) htp 4x2 0.52 24.06 12.51 3.05
Application of herbicides  (2x) htp 4x2 0.34 24.06 8.18 1.99
Subtotal       $47.63 11.60
   
Inputs          
Fertilizer planting ( 04-28-20+FTE) Kg 250.00 0.67 166.43 40.53
Fertilizer covering ( Ureia) Kg 60.00 0.55 32.81 7.99
Herbicides (Roundup) L 2.50 8.75 21.87 5.33
Herbicides  gr 30.00 0.92 27.63 6.73
Insecticides (Azodrin) (2x) L 1.00 8.75 8.75 2.13
Seeds Kg 4.00 9.19 36.74 8.95
Treatment of the seeds (Standak 16ml/ Vitavax-Thiram 12ml) ml 28.00 0.02 0.46 0.11
Subtotal       $294.69 71.77
   
Expenditures: Collection and Post-Collection      
Collection % 7.00 393.66 27.56 6.71
Technical Assistence % 0.50 342.32 1.71 0.42
Funrural (Fundo de Assistência e Previdência ao Trabalhador Rural ) % 2.30 393.66 9.05 2.21
Juros % 8.75 342.32 29.95 7.30
Subtotal       $68.28 16.63
   
Total       $410.60 100.00
   
   
Production System: Direct Planting - AGRO-FAMILIES: Harvest 2008/ 2009
   
Pau D'Arco - Pará - Brazil Produtivity 2000.00 kg/há
   
  Unit Qty Unit Value Total Value %
Services          
Plantation htp 4x4 0.66 34.12 22.52 5.74
Pulverization of Insecticides (2x) htp 4x2 0.34 28.87 9.82 2.50
Fertilization of Covering (1x) htp 4x2 0.52 28.87 15.01 3.83
Application of herbicides  (2x) htp 4x2 0.34 28.87 9.82 2.50
Subtotal       $57.16 14.57
   
Inputs          
Fertilizer planting ( 04-28-20+FTE) Kg 250.00 0.67 166.43 42.41
Fertilizer covering ( Ureia) Kg 60.00 0.55 32.81 8.36
Herbicides (Roundup) L 2.50 8.75 21.87 5.57
Herbicides  gr 30.00 0.92 27.63 7.04
Insecticides (Azodrin) (2x) L 1.00 8.75 8.75 2.23
Seeds Kg 4.00 9.19 36.74 9.36
Treatment of the seeds (Standak 16ml/ Vitavax-Thiram 12ml) ml 28.00 0.02 0.46 0.12
Subtotal       $294.69 75.10
   
Expenditures: Collection and Post-Collection      
Collection % 5.00 367.42 18.37 4.68
Technical Assistence % 0.50 351.85 1.76 0.45
Funrural (Fundo de Assistência e Previdência ao Trabalhador Rural ) % 2.30 367.42 8.45 2.15
Juros % 3.40 351.85 11.96 3.05
Subtotal       $40.54 10.33
   
Total       $392.39 100.00
   
   
Investment Costs: Implementation of 1 ha of SUNFLOWER  
   
Without cleaning of the area: Harvest 2008/2009      
   
Pau D'Arco - Pará - Brazil          
   
  Unit Qty Unit Value Total Value %
Services          
Removal of roots and stones D/H 2.00 8.75 17.50 7.60
Calagem htp 0.80 34.99 27.99 12.16
Incorporation of limestone htp 2.00 34.99 69.98 30.39
Subtotal       $115.47 50.14
   
Inputs          
limestone Ton 2.50 19.68 49.21 21.37
shipping of limestone Ton 2.50 26.24 65.61 28.49
Subtotal       $114.82 49.86
   
Total       $230.29 100.00
   
   
With cleaning of the area: Harvest 2008/2009      
   
Pau D'Arco - Pará - Brazil          
   
  Unit Qty Unit Value Total Value %
Services          
Cleaning of the area HTE 1.50 30.62 45.93 11.84
Trash blanketing HTE 2.50 30.62 76.55 19.74
Removal of roots and stones D/H 2.00 8.75 17.50 4.51
Remove drills htp 1.00 34.99 34.99 9.02
Calagem htp 0.80 34.99 27.99 7.22
Incorporation of limestone htp 2.00 34.99 69.98 18.05
Subtotal       $272.94 70.39
   
Inputs          
limestone Ton 2.50 19.68 49.21 16.92
shipping of limestone Ton 2.50 26.24 65.61 29.61
Subtotal       $114.82 46.53
   
Total       $387.76 100.00
   
exchange rate: x $ / 1R$:  06.02.2009  
0.4374