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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
At Agrimaster, we use a set of powerful business tools to breakthrough barriers so you can see where you are 'now', 'where' you want to go and 'how' you are going to get there... As a farm becomes bigger and involves another generation, there is a need to turn our attention to the people inside the organisation and the formalities, such as job descriptions, staff reviews, training, individual equity in the business etc., needed to foster their individual long term growth and development... Matters discussed include financial position, strategic direction, operational challenges and structural and personal desires of partners, including succession planning...
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Soil compaction workshops are being held in Geraldton and Bencubbin this month for growers interested in implementing a controlled traffic farming (CTF) system... WA researchers, agronomists and growers are also seeing crop yield responses of 0.5-1 tonne per hectare where CTF is being used in conjunction with deep ripping on compacted sands in parts of the central grainbelt... A range of CTF experts will address the Geraldton and Bencubbin Deeper Roots Workshops, including: Andrew Newall from NewAg Consulting in Horsham, who has extensive experience with clients developing a CTF system; DAFWA researchers; and a team of local consultants...
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Soil compaction workshops are being held in Geraldton and Bencubbin this month for growers interested in implementing a controlled traffic farming (CTF) system... WA researchers, agronomists and growers are also seeing crop yield responses of 0.5-1 tonne per hectare where CTF is being used in conjunction with deep ripping on compacted sands in parts of the central grainbelt... A range of CTF experts will address the Geraldton and Bencubbin Deeper Roots Workshops, including: Andrew Newall from NewAg Consulting in Horsham, who has extensive experience with clients developing a CTF system; DAFWA researchers; and a team of local consultants...
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Manager Grower Services for the north, Sharon O'Keeffe, said while income had also doubled over the same period, farmers were having to roll "much bigger dice" at the start of each season, with increased pressure to deliver enough income to offset the higher costs... "To help offset this increased pressure, the Ground Cover supplement outlines a range of tools that farmers can use as well as extensive advice from industry experts," Ms O'Keeffe said... Ms O'Keeffe said the booklet was a must-read for any farmer wanting to a better understand the income and cost structure on their farm...
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Advice for offsetting financial pressure on farmers.. Manager Grower Services for the north, Sharon O'Keeffe, said while income had also doubled over the same period, farmers were having to roll "much bigger dice" at the start of each season, with increased pressure to deliver enough income to offset the higher costs... "To help offset this increased pressure, the Ground Cover supplement outlines a range of tools that farmers can use as well as extensive advice from industry experts," Ms O'Keeffe said...
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Time to intensify snail control measures.. "It is critical that baiting or other forms of control are activated as close as possible to a rainfall event... The workshop in Adelaide - attended by GRDC panel members and program managers, entomologists and researchers from South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, grain growers and consultants - was told that juvenile snails which survived over summer should be mature enough now to consume bait...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is ensuring that southern region growers are kept stimulated and informed over the coming weeks by providing them with an audio CD of interviews relevant to their farming systems... The GRDC Driving Agronomy southern region CD contains a selection of 15 interviews with industry experts on hot topics such break crops, stubble retention, dual purpose crops, weed intolerance, water use efficiency, fighting blackleg, world food security, benchmarking farm performance, the cost of farm machinery and managing risk... The CD offers growers an easy way to access the latest information about research being funded by the GRDC on behalf of growers and the Australian Government...
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A new audio compact disc covering new developments in grains research offers growers a great way to help pass the time spent in the header this harvest... The 2011 CD Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Driving Agronomy is included in the November/December edition of the GRDC magazine Ground Cover , which has recently been mailed to growers... The CD is tailored specifically for Western Australian growers and contains 15 interviews covering agronomic research, business development and a range of other topics...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is ensuring that southern region growers are kept stimulated and informed over the coming weeks by providing them with an audio CD of interviews relevant to their farming systems... The GRDC Driving Agronomy southern region CD contains a selection of 15 interviews with industry experts on hot topics such break crops, stubble retention, dual purpose crops, weed intolerance, water use efficiency, fighting blackleg, world food security, benchmarking farm performance, the cost of farm machinery and managing risk... The CD offers growers an easy way to access the latest information about research being funded by the GRDC on behalf of growers and the Australian Government...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The decision making required is becoming increasingly complex as farm businesses strive to meet the key challenges of varying costs, prices and climatic conditions... The drivers of farm business success - key stories from farm business benchmarking Phil O'Callaghan, ORM.. Farm Business continuity - key factors for taking farm businesses into the future Judy Wilkinson, Consultant..
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