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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The items that have greatest impact on profit are the commodity prices that are achieved, the amount of commodities produced and what it costs to run the business in that year... The results shown in Figure 1 indicate the relative importance that a 5% shift has on business profits... There is a need to get smarter at obtaining this information to drive farm business profits...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Procedures keep the business engine running.. Tasmania's Michael Chilvers sees business procedure as the essence of a sustainable and flexible enterprise... While Michael spent 22 weeks travelling through 16 countries (including Chile, China, New Zealand, Russia, Ukraine and Uruguay, as well as others in Europe and North America) studying farming business management structures, his wife Fiona managed their 1080-hectare mixed farm south of Launceston...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Procedures keep the business engine running.. Tasmania's Michael Chilvers sees business procedure as the essence of a sustainable and flexible enterprise... Michael explored how developing a systems approach (regular or codified procedures) for the complexities of a farm business creates decision-support tools that can: aid succession planning; identify opportunities to diversify, specialise or expand; enable repeatability and product consistency; help secure external investment; and give employees the knowledge and confidence to make responsible decisions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mr James Clark has been re-appointed as the Chair of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Northern Regional Panel until 30 June 2013... He has worked to increase Northern Regional Panel engagement with the industry to ensure growers benefit from well targeted, efficient research programs that deliver the outcomes growers want," Mr Perrett said... "The GRDC Northern Panel has worked hard to consult with grain growers throughout the region to get clear on the priorities growers want addressed to increase their productivity, but more importantly, put money in the bank," he said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mr James Clark has been re-appointed as the Chair of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Northern Regional Panel until 30 June 2013... He has worked to increase Northern Regional Panel engagement with the industry to ensure growers benefit from well targeted, efficient research programs that deliver the outcomes growers want," Mr Perrett said... "The GRDC Northern Panel has worked hard to consult with grain growers throughout the region to get clear on the priorities growers want addressed to increase their productivity, but more importantly, put money in the bank," he said...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A commitment to deliver research, development and extension results more quickly to the Australian grains industry is behind the new GRDC website, launched recently at Parliament House by Sussan Ley, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture... Tom McCue, GRDC Extension and Grower Programs manager, says the need to more easily and accurately search and resource GRDC-supported research, development and extension material drove the redevelopment... The GRDC believes in transparent communication with all of our stakeholders, so the website provides timely, relevant information on GRDC operations, including investment planning and other procurement processes," Mr McCue says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
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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