FARMING IN THE DESERTFarming Division
Farming Division
Farming Division
FARMING DIVISIONFarming Division            Total Herd - 105,000 animals
Farming Division   7 Dairy Farms   7 Arable Farms   1 Depot for Cull     Cow Sales   1 Manufacturing     Centre   42,000  ...
Farming Division                   ARABLE
Farming Division      22,500 Hectares under centre pivot                  irrigation
Farming Division          INTENSIVE FARMING ON AN              EXTENSIVE SCALE
Farming Division     • ENGINE OUTPUT = Upto 700 Horsepower     • 2009 Water Consumption = 410,000,000       Cubic meters  ...
Farming Division    Deep well impellor pumps set at upto 200 metres       Pump output upto 6,000 litres per miniute
3 Year Rotation: Two years in AlfalfaFarming Division       followed by one year in Maize
Farming Division
Farming Division             11,000 tonnes DAP per year     11,000 tonnes DAP per year
Farming Division                   Alfalfa Seed - 20kg/ha
Farming Division
Integrated Crop ManagementFarming Division
Farming Division     Team of Agronomists monitor crops              on a daily basis
2009 BudgetFarming Division     • Alfalfa Production   :400,000 tonnes     • Maize Silage         :300,000 tonnes     • Rh...
Farming Division
Farming Division      •   10 cuts per year      •   Budget yield – 22.5 t/ha      •   21 day cutting interval at peak grow...
Farming Division
Farming Division             45 Claas Rota Cut Quadrant Balers          4,000 bales per night or 100 truck loads
Farming Division            20,000 trucks per year             6 minutes loading time
Farming Division
Farming Division                      2 Cuts taken each year                   110 tonnes per ha @ 32% DM
Farming Division
Farming Division                   900km later!
Farming Division           Each clamp holds 2,200 tonnes
Al Danah Dairy FarmFarming Division                   Total cows - 15,800                   Youngstock - 18,000           ...
Farming Division                   940,000 litres per day       35 tankers per day – 1 tanker every 40                    ...
Farming Division
1,000 tonnes of Hay per day!Farming Division                         50 Truck loads!
Farming Division
Farming Division      Rations electronically controlled and       monitored from the farm office
Farming Division
Farming Division       Maximum temperature 30ºC
Farming Division                   300 cows per house                     50 m² per cow
Farming Division     Cows washed twice for 6 minutes
Farming Division
Farming Division                   Cows dried for 15 minutes
Farming Division
Farming Division             Average mastitus less than 0.5%                      SCC 160,000                   TBC less t...
Farming Division
Farming Division
Farming Division
Parts backup over 1.5 million GBPFarming Division
Central Processing PlantFarming Division      Almarai 2008 profit - 125 Million GBP
Farming Division
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  1. 1. FARMING IN THE DESERTFarming Division
  2. 2. Farming Division
  3. 3. Farming Division
  4. 4. FARMING DIVISIONFarming Division Total Herd - 105,000 animals
  5. 5. Farming Division 7 Dairy Farms 7 Arable Farms 1 Depot for Cull Cow Sales 1 Manufacturing Centre 42,000 Cows 35,000 Youngstock 9,500 Staff
  6. 6. Farming Division ARABLE
  7. 7. Farming Division 22,500 Hectares under centre pivot irrigation
  8. 8. Farming Division INTENSIVE FARMING ON AN EXTENSIVE SCALE
  9. 9. Farming Division • ENGINE OUTPUT = Upto 700 Horsepower • 2009 Water Consumption = 410,000,000 Cubic meters • Diesel Consumption = 1Billion Litres
  10. 10. Farming Division Deep well impellor pumps set at upto 200 metres Pump output upto 6,000 litres per miniute
  11. 11. 3 Year Rotation: Two years in AlfalfaFarming Division followed by one year in Maize
  12. 12. Farming Division
  13. 13. Farming Division 11,000 tonnes DAP per year 11,000 tonnes DAP per year
  14. 14. Farming Division Alfalfa Seed - 20kg/ha
  15. 15. Farming Division
  16. 16. Integrated Crop ManagementFarming Division
  17. 17. Farming Division Team of Agronomists monitor crops on a daily basis
  18. 18. 2009 BudgetFarming Division • Alfalfa Production :400,000 tonnes • Maize Silage :300,000 tonnes • Rhodes Grass :30,000 tonnes
  19. 19. Farming Division
  20. 20. Farming Division • 10 cuts per year • Budget yield – 22.5 t/ha • 21 day cutting interval at peak growth • 800ha cut per day, May to September • 40,000km of baler twine
  21. 21. Farming Division
  22. 22. Farming Division 45 Claas Rota Cut Quadrant Balers 4,000 bales per night or 100 truck loads
  23. 23. Farming Division 20,000 trucks per year 6 minutes loading time
  24. 24. Farming Division
  25. 25. Farming Division 2 Cuts taken each year 110 tonnes per ha @ 32% DM
  26. 26. Farming Division
  27. 27. Farming Division 900km later!
  28. 28. Farming Division Each clamp holds 2,200 tonnes
  29. 29. Al Danah Dairy FarmFarming Division Total cows - 15,800 Youngstock - 18,000 R.H.A. - 12,500 Butterfat - 3.3%
  30. 30. Farming Division 940,000 litres per day 35 tankers per day – 1 tanker every 40 minutes
  31. 31. Farming Division
  32. 32. 1,000 tonnes of Hay per day!Farming Division 50 Truck loads!
  33. 33. Farming Division
  34. 34. Farming Division Rations electronically controlled and monitored from the farm office
  35. 35. Farming Division
  36. 36. Farming Division Maximum temperature 30ºC
  37. 37. Farming Division 300 cows per house 50 m² per cow
  38. 38. Farming Division Cows washed twice for 6 minutes
  39. 39. Farming Division
  40. 40. Farming Division Cows dried for 15 minutes
  41. 41. Farming Division
  42. 42. Farming Division Average mastitus less than 0.5% SCC 160,000 TBC less than 1000
  43. 43. Farming Division
  44. 44. Farming Division
  45. 45. Farming Division
  46. 46. Parts backup over 1.5 million GBPFarming Division
  47. 47. Central Processing PlantFarming Division Almarai 2008 profit - 125 Million GBP
  48. 48. Farming Division

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