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Muscats blitz it now they're on right track

 

Hawkesbury Gazette - 15 Feb 2016

WORKSHOPS on improving the viability of turf farms have reaped solid benefits for one Freemans Reach turf farmer.

Anthony Muscat owns and operates Greener Lawn Supplies and after his son attended a ‘cost of production’ workshop and revised their figures and work practices, they recorded a 15 per cent increase in profits despite selling 20 per cent less product over a period of 18 months. 

Other turf farmers in the area can get on board the program, with the next in the series of workshops scheduled for next week. Run by Greater Sydney Local Land Services, the workshops were part of a national turf levy-funded project to support turf producers, a growing part of the Hawkesbury economy.

“We wanted to do something practical that could help those in the industry improve their sustainability and thus, profitability,” GSLLS’s turf expert Matt Plunkett said.  Read more