Level Up Hort

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Complete the form below if you are interested in participating in the project.

Alternatively, you may contact project manager Steff Carstairs on 0428 712 852 or email steff@nullplanfarm.com.au for more information.


Independent and highly qualified Farm Business Consultants are linked with vegetable growers for detailed data collection, an in-depth analysis and a high-level review of your whole farming business to establish which factors affect production efficiencies, what drives profit in your business and how you may best grow your assets over time.


Use the data analysis to gain greater insights into your business. Through face-to-face consultation, the review process will provide you with the knowledge to make data-driven management decisions that over time will make your business more efficient, more profitable and better able to cope with challenging seasons and market unpredictability.


Knowing your costs and how best to distribute resources within your business to generate profit allows you to control and influence the factors that turn small returns into greater returns and grow your business wealth over time.

Interested in improving the profitability and long-term resilience of your vegetable or onion business?

join Level Up Hort

Level Up Hort (the National vegetable and onion benchmarking program MT22009) is a new five-year project which aims to help you to take your business to the next level. Every business has a vision, whether to expand or grow more profit from every dollar invested, but to make it a reality, you need to pinpoint what elements of your business can help you reach your goals.

Your de-identified data (with no identifiable features such as farm size or location, price per kilogram) will be combined with other vegetable and onion businesses across Australia to produce national benchmarks for vegetables and onions which will highlight business analytics on a per hectare basis.

This service will be provided by Western Australian farm business consulting firm Planfarm, in partnership with RMCGWe take confidentiality seriously. Results will only be reported in aggregate form to ensure that individual businesses cannot be identified in the industry benchmark reports.

This project has been funded by Hort Innovation, using the vegetable and onion research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture. Project number MT22009.