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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The Australian Government is introducing a cost on greenhouse emissions, via a carbon price, from 1 July 2012... It is projected that these cost items will increase as a carbon price is introduced, as a consequence of the fuel costs associated with their delivery and application which will be borne by heavy vehicles from 2014... The results obtained can be regarded as indicative only, but serve to highlight the implications of a carbon price and the potential challenge farm businesses will face...
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Global and commercial realities facing Australian grain growers.. The persistently high value of the Australian dollar has meant that Australian grain prices are lower than they would otherwise have been, given historical exchange rates... As noted earlier it is the combination of seasonal and commodity price factors that determines broadacre farm revenue analysing commodity price trends in isolation does not provide a complete picture...
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The results indicate that Australian farm business managers operate in a more volatile business environment than is the case for virtually all national agriculture sectors world-wide, and also that businesses involved in Australian agriculture experience more than twice the level of volatility on average of businesses in other sectors of the Australian economy... The research examines available financial data for broadacre farms in Australia, to ascertain the extent to which farm managers and their business advisors have been able to successfully manage volatility in their business decisions... Australian farm businesses compete with businesses in other sectors of the Australian economy for capital, and human and natural resources it is useful to consider the volatility of the agriculture sector relative to those other sectors of the economy, and also to identify whether the relative volatility of the agriculture sector has changed over time...
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Management skills driving successful farm businesses.. Managing farm finances in good seasons is central to the success of farm businesses in poorer seasons, according to the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... To support growers through seasons both good and bad, the GRDC has established a Farm Business Management initiative which aims to equip growers with the tools and knowledge for managing risk in farm businesses and increasing profitability...
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Details of the study of 249 WA farm business records - covering the period from 2002 to 2011 - are included in a new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Ground Cover Farm Business Management Supplement ... The growing farms were: larger and generating higher profits; generating a higher return to capital and equity; carrying less debt per hectare; slightly more crop-dominant; carrying higher personal and machinery replacement expenses but similar debt repayments; carrying a much lower debt-to-income ratio; carrying slightly higher equity in percentage terms; generating similar livestock income per hectare but much higher crop income per hectare... "Topics covered will include effective business structures; cash flow management; tax effective debt reduction; keys to ongoing business success; and achieving economies of scale in successful family businesses," Dr Hughes said...
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Details of the study of 249 WA farm business records - covering the period from 2002 to 2011 - are included in a new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Ground Cover Farm Business Management Supplement ... The growing farms were: larger and generating higher profits; generating a higher return to capital and equity; carrying less debt per hectare; slightly more crop-dominant; carrying higher personal and machinery replacement expenses but similar debt repayments; carrying a much lower debt-to-income ratio; carrying slightly higher equity in percentage terms; generating similar livestock income per hectare but much higher crop income per hectare... "Topics covered will include effective business structures; cash flow management; tax effective debt reduction; keys to ongoing business success; and achieving economies of scale in successful family businesses," Dr Hughes said...
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Managing farm finances in good seasons is central to the success of farm businesses in poorer seasons, according to the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... To support growers through seasons both good and bad, the GRDC has established a Farm Business Management initiative which aims to equip growers with the tools and knowledge for managing risk in farm businesses and increasing profitability... "In recognition of this, the GRDC has been working to support grower and adviser capacity in farm business and risk management by investing in a broad range of activities across the Australian cropping regions."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
03 5441 6176 03 5444 4299 admin@orm.com.au CAUTION: RESEARCH ON UNREGISTERED PESTICIDE USE Any research with unregistered pesticides or of unregistered products reported in this document does not constitute a recommendation for that particular use by the authors, the authors' organisations or the management committee... If you have a blackleg problem and are growing a susceptible cultivar your first action should be to change to a cultivar with higher levels of resistance... In comparing while many farm decisions are made intuitive versus logical analytical under the influence of a DSS which provide learning reasoning he suggests the either/or approach to on a topic, they are not necessarily used every time the dichotomies is destructive and goes on to say a decision is made...
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