agri benchmark is recognised by a number of national and international organisations as a source of reliable information on agriculture through joint projects. The following is a short compilation. Links indicate either project sites or reports for download.
In 2011, Bayer CropScience commissioned a study on the 'Perspectives in Global Wheat Production' to the agri benchmark Cash Crop Centre. A report is expected in the beginning of the year 2014.
Based on the input of agri benchmark partners from Argentina, the USA, France, Russia, Ukraine and China, information on the farm-level competition between wheat and other crops as well regarding future challenges in wheat production have been identified.
The European Commission uses agri benchmark data and expertise. Studies and projects carried out cover the following areas:
Since 2010, the FAO funded part of agri benchmark's expansion to the Maghreb states Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia as well as Lesotho. agri benchmark was elected to chair the focus area 'Closing the efficiency gap' of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock. Furthermore, agri benchmark participates in work of FAO's Livestock Information, Sector Analysis and Policy Branch (AGAL) on mitigation strategies of greenhouse gas emissions.
John Deere is a supporting partner and a client at the same time. Projects operated for John Deere comprised
For OECD, agri benchmark carried out a study on 'Costs of production for beef and national cost share structures'. The purpose was to find out if and how agri benchmark farm data can be extrapolated to national levels to feed market and trade models with cost of production figures.