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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
The adoption of a production system where only crops have to be managed, can be rationalised on the basis that a manager is likely to perform better in an area in which he or she specialises and prefers... Managers need to focus on the unit Cost of Production (before interest), or Break Even Price (after interest), to ensure that there is sufficient margin between these figures and their expected returns... It is appropriate that when a property is purchased, a qualified assessor be engaged to provide a depreciation and capital works report...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
Kingaroy Grower Grains Research Update.. Making the impossible possible together - experiences in different ways to manage resources... Grains Research Update - Kingaroy 21st August 2001 www.southburnett.com.au This is a very useful site for residents in the Burnett region...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Kingaroy Grower Grains Research Update.. Making the impossible possible together - experiences in different ways to manage resources... Grains Research Update - Kingaroy 21st August 2001 www.southburnett.com.au This is a very useful site for residents in the Burnett region...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
High-speed internet connectivity and a national broadband communications network creates new opportunities for smart services into farms around education and extension, health, business support, precision agriculture as well as veterinarian and agronomic support, marketing, safety and work flow... In order to understand this point, this presentation will outline some of the 'smart services' that could potentially feed into a farm, via the internet connectivity... The presentation aims to outline the case for connecting farms, by introducing a number of key operational concepts and then exploring the opportunities that broadband connectivity into farms has to offer...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Farm Business Update sponsored by.. Managers need to focus on the unit Cost of Production (before interest), or Break Even Price (after interest), to ensure that there is sufficient margin between these figures and their expected returns... It is imperative that growers understand the difference between efficient and non-efficient debt, and know how to classify their debts ...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Smartphones and tablets are the next step in this digital revolution, allowing producers and service providers to access existing websites or record data/access information via 'Apps' in the paddock... The paper (and subsequent presentation) will examine how a smartphone or tablet can be utilised by growers giving examples of types of apps available, now and in the future, as well as examining how social media can be used as a networking and information gathering tool... Department of Primary Industries, Grains Innovation Park, Private Bag 260 Horsham 3400 (03) 5362 0701 prudence.cook@dpi.vic.gov.au < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Emerging technologies in agriculture: Smartphones, tablets, apps and social media..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
From not havIng enough informatIon about the weather, farmers are In danger of havIng too much, wrItes Peter Hayman.. As John Naisbitt wrote about information in his book Megatrends : "We have for the first time an economy based on a key resource that is not only renewable, but self-generating... The Yield Prophet project, run from Birchip in Victoria, allows farmers to use the internet to access the sophisticated cropping systems model APSIM...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Many rural Australians are still constrained by poor internet connection 'Digital citizenship' may not be a familiar concept for everyone, but Professor Mike Keppell from the Australian Digital Futures Institute (ADFI) says that the ability to negotiate the digital world is now an essential skill... Professor Keppell says 'literacy' no longer means being able to read and write, but rather it is the ability to understand information in whatever format it is presented... Professor Keppell says the online environment provides extraordinary opportunities for learning ( Figure 1 ), although one of the biggest changes in recent years is the ability to access information as and when it is needed...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The Rainman StreamFlow analysis tool was developed by the department to assist the industry to improve climate risk management... The tool provides the ability to analyse rainfall and other climate variables at individual locations and taking into account seasonal patterns and forecasts... Download Rainman version 4.3+ or request a CD copy of Rainman version 4.3+ from our Customer Service Centre ...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The Rainman StreamFlow analysis tool was developed by the department to assist the industry to improve climate risk management... The tool provides the ability to analyse rainfall and other climate variables at individual locations and taking into account seasonal patterns and forecasts... Download Rainman version 4.3+ or request a CD copy of Rainman version 4.3+ from our Customer Service Centre ...
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