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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Kellerberrin grower brings practical experience to GRDC.. From Kellerberrin in Western Australia's grainbelt, Mr Leake says he wears his farming hat on the panel and feels honoured to 'represent the farmer's viewpoint'... Since joining the panel in 2012, Mr Leake said he had kept his 'ears to the ground' to ensure research priorities were driven from the ground up...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Farmers who have the capacity to run a profitable business amid challenging circumstances such as increased seasonal variability tend to have common characteristics, the 5th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture was told... David Gray, a development officer with the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA), studied the business behaviours of resilient farmers in WA and identified six common characteristics: scanning the business environment for opportunities, changes, trends; engaging in contingency planning; building flexibility into the business; actively building relationships with others including growers, agronomists, suppliers; and continually experimenting and making innovations... The first characteristic common to all was the practice of scanning the business environment for changes, trends, emerging opportunities or threats...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Farmers who have the capacity to run a profitable business amid challenging circumstances such as increased seasonal variability tend to have common characteristics, the 5th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture was told... David Gray, a development officer with the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA), studied the business behaviours of resilient farmers in WA and identified six common characteristics: scanning the business environment for opportunities, changes, trends; engaging in contingency planning; building flexibility into the business; actively building relationships with others including growers, agronomists, suppliers; and continually experimenting and making innovations... The first characteristic common to all was the practice of scanning the business environment for changes, trends, emerging opportunities or threats...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Kellerberrin grower brings practical experience to GRDC.. From Kellerberrin in Western Australia's grainbelt, Mr Leake says he wears his farming hat on the panel and feels honoured to 'represent the farmer's viewpoint'... Since joining the panel in 2012, Mr Leake said he had kept his 'ears to the ground' to ensure research priorities were driven from the ground up...
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