What about Cuma ?

Illustration Cooperation agricole de production
CUMA are....
Service co-operatives in a agriculture.
Set up by and for farmers
Collective investment and joint use of machinery, building, workers for tasks directly linked to production cycles.

Little autonomous groups to ease or improve conditions of production and increase the farm's productivity.



Key Facts - 2015

  • 12 260 Cuma in France
  • 4 700 employees (drivers, mechanics,…)
  • around 25 farmers / Cuma
  • av. turn-over : 53 000 €

50% of french farms are involved in a Cuma

Key Facts : Main activities

  • Transportation
  • Toothed and disc implement...
  • Hay baler
  • Spraying
  • Slurry spreader
  • Combine harvester
  • Low tillage/scratch farming
  • Grape harvest
  • Potato and veg. digger

Key Facts : Investment Funding

Ways of financing :
  • Self-financing : 16%
  • Other loans : 63%
  • Subsidized loan : 12%
  • Subsidies : 9%

Partenaires

Horsch Partenaire des cuma