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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Farm business management in focus at Cummins forum Key points: Eyre Peninsula grain growers and their advisers will converge on Cummins this month to discuss opportunities for boosting profitability through farm business management disciplines and practices... Agronomy, plant breeding and practices in the field aren't the only pathways to improved profitability - farm business management can have a direct influence on increasing farm-gate returns," Mr Shannon said. ".. The GRDC is well aware of this fact and is hosting the Update in Cummins as a means of providing growers and advisers with information and resources to assist in maximising potential from farm enterprises. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Farm business management in focus at Cummins forum Key points: Eyre Peninsula grain growers and their advisers will converge on Cummins this month to discuss opportunities for boosting profitability through farm business management disciplines and practices... Agronomy, plant breeding and practices in the field aren't the only pathways to improved profitability - farm business management can have a direct influence on increasing farm-gate returns," Mr Shannon said. ".. The GRDC is well aware of this fact and is hosting the Update in Cummins as a means of providing growers and advisers with information and resources to assist in maximising potential from farm enterprises. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Options include increasing the capacity or number of header(s) we own, bringing in contractors, starting harvest earlier with aeration drying through a large storage complex, and methods to improve harvesting efficiency (chaser and mother bins)... For many the extreme rainfall events over 2010 resulted in income losses similar to the value of a header, suggesting if they purchased a second header then it could have paid for itself in one year... In the base case of a class 8 header the total cost of harvesting is $13.22/tonne (from table 2) plus $3/tonne to increase harvest efficiency by 30% with a chaser bin for a total of $16.22/t...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Harvest efficiency helps win grain quality race.. This year Mark started the cropping program early on 7 April, after 140mm of rain... As 15 per cent moisture is higher than the Grain Trade Australia delivery standard for crops, Mark stores the grain in aeration cooling silos until it can be blended with drier grain to meet market specifications...
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