You are here

farm business

Categorised under:

Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
KEYMESSAGES Incorrect use of phosphine since the 1950s, has led to escalating resistance in stored grain insects which threatens the continued use of phosphine at the farm level... In summary, canola varieties sown 2-3 weeks earlier than normal (early to mid April) can be grazed in winter prior to bud elongation (usually providing 600-800 dse grazing days/ha) and recover with no impact on yield or oil... When running a trial it is important to: 1...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Updates
There comes a time when the family evolves, that the benefits provided by a partnership structure of individuals or assets held jointly or as tenants in common, begin to decline... The moral of the story is that you should ensure that the business is conducted in a structure separate and independent from yourself and that your assets are held in a structure(s) that provide control and ownership rights are held separately from you as an individual... Where land is held in people's own names or as joint tenants there are issues that need to be addressed if the family wishes to transfer land to the next generation...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Agricultural assets have a place in a balanced investment portfolio... Soil is where any agricultural production business starts... Summary rural sector fundamentals are very strong; soil is where you start; the real estate; the business; best farmers are making very good returns; must be a 'Top 20%' producer; and challenges...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Modern farming systems enjoy a greater range of tools to aid in decision making during the growing season... There are a range of products and services to help with in-season decision making: simple historic rainfall and temperature deciles, such as Rainmain or CliMate; seasonal forecasting, such as SOI, IOD and ENSO; short term weather forecasts (a large range of websites and apps available); yield prediction tools and newsletters, such as Yield Prophet, Hart Beat, The Break; and soil moisture probes... Further to the products, growers also have the ability to make variable rate input decisions based on paddock spatial variation through crop sensors mounted on tractors, satellite photos or other images collected from planes or UAVs and drones...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
" February 2014 UNDERSTANDING A BANK'S APPROACH TO FARM BUSINESS FACT SHEET.. Banks need your business and are prepared to fight for it... Have a medium term plan for your business (3-5 years), understand what to show in terms of costs and returns, and present it to the bank...
Related categories:
Catalogue: Ground Cover
Profit study highlights power of R&D.. A study into how Western Australian growers managed through the difficult first decade of this century found the most profitable farms were larger, had shifted more into wheat and had made the most use of technology... The research team examined the physical and financial performance of a diverse set of 242 farm businesses over the period 2002-11...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mr Graham will be dedicating a great deal of his time over the next year researching this issue as part of a prestigious Grains Research and Development Corporation-sponsored Nuffield Scholarship... "I'm very grateful to the GRDC for giving me the opportunity to conduct the research into communications infrastructure on farms, particularly looking at how to get high speed internet to rural users to improve business and farming operations," Mr Graham said... Caption: Nuffield Scholarship recipient Jock Graham: "The GRDC is enabling me as a southern mixed farmer to see the world and bring best farming practices back to Australia."..
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mr Graham will be dedicating a great deal of his time over the next year researching this issue as part of a prestigious Grains Research and Development Corporation-sponsored Nuffield Scholarship... "I'm very grateful to the GRDC for giving me the opportunity to conduct the research into communications infrastructure on farms, particularly looking at how to get high speed internet to rural users to improve business and farming operations," Mr Graham said... Caption: Nuffield Scholarship recipient Jock Graham: "The GRDC is enabling me as a southern mixed farmer to see the world and bring best farming practices back to Australia."..
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dubbo (NSW) farmers Greg and Angela O'Brien will offer their perspectives on succession of the family farm when they speak at the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Farm Business Update on October 15... Another keynote speaker will be Neville Brady from Bunch Consulting, Swan Hill (Victoria), who will look at the four key areas for improving the farm business... The Farm Business Update in Adelaide will also provide a unique opportunity for growers and advisers to network with leading industry professionals...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dubbo (NSW) farmers Greg and Angela O'Brien will offer their perspectives on succession of the family farm when they speak at the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Farm Business Update on October 15... Another keynote speaker will be Neville Brady from Bunch Consulting, Swan Hill (Victoria), who will look at the four key areas for improving the farm business... The Farm Business Update in Adelaide will also provide a unique opportunity for growers and advisers to network with leading industry professionals...
Related categories:

Pages