Can you make money with an apple orchard?

But, after 20 years, you can expect to have accumulated $50,000 per acre in profit from it, more than twice the profit lower density systems will generate. That means the earnings was just $2500 per acre per year on average over 20 yearsto one would need 20 acres of apples to generate $50k per year.

Likewise, people ask, how profitable is an orchard?

The estimated net revenue for organic Gala production is $3,595 per acre, because the premium more than offsets the slightly higher costs. In both cases, a yield of 50 bins per acre is assumed, with 20 packs per bin for the conventional orchard and 18 packs for the organic.

Furthermore, how much money is an acre of apples? Figuring that a bushel of apples weighs about 40 pounds, an acre of trees at this density should produce at least 16,000 pounds of fruit, and on a good site, with favorable climatic conditions and excellent management, as much as 20,000 pounds.

Likewise, people ask, can you make money growing apples?

As is the case for the majority of fruit trees, you need to achieve economies of scale. This means that you cannot make money by growing 50 or 100 apple trees, because fixed costs will surely reach (if not exceed) earnings.

How do you make an apple orchard?

Rows of trees planted on hills should, of course, follow the contour system. The soil in your orchard should be as good as you can make it. If you want to plant fruit trees right away and your soil is hard clay or sand, you’ll have to build it up for each individual tree.

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