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Growers urged to embrace risk management.. In an industry increasingly characterised by price volatility, Australia's grain growers have to embrace the full range of risk management strategies available, the Australian Grains Industry Conference was told... "We ask growers to think about what their view is on the price Reflecting the time it can take people to respond to changed circumstances, he noted that while growers are comfortable about spending on chemical inputs, most remain reluctant to pay someone to help them manage the markets...
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Growers urged to embrace risk management.. In an industry increasingly characterised by price volatility, Australia's grain growers have to embrace the full range of risk management strategies available, the Australian Grains Industry Conference was told... "We ask growers to think about what their view is on the price Reflecting the time it can take people to respond to changed circumstances, he noted that while growers are comfortable about spending on chemical inputs, most remain reluctant to pay someone to help them manage the markets...
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" Date: 17.10.2011 Time to leave commodity mindset says strategist - By Melissa Branagh-McConachy Ditching the "commodity trading mentality" is crucial to the Australian grains industry's future development, according to a leading agrifood strategist... Addressing the 2011 Crawford Fund International Development Conference at Parliament House, Canberra, Dr McKinna said milk at $1 a litre, the refusal to buy beef containing growth hormones and the phasing-out of caged eggs were examples of supermarkets' capacity to redefine the economics of Australian farming... In their price-cutting strategies Dr McKinna said the big supermarkets were targeting lines deemed price-sensitive "because people buy them every week"...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
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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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
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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National Australia Bank chief economist Robert Henderson said Australia was well positioned to meet increased demand from Asian markets... Mr Henderson said the increased protein consumption resulting from higher living standards in the developing economies of China and India was particularly promising in the medium term for Australian agriculture... For growers attempting to navigate through this environment, Mr Krueger said it was important to stay the course rather than getting caught up in day-to-day fluctuations...
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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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Grain's price volatility has no correlation to what is happening with other stocks on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), so this offers investors diversity, which is what they are chasing... With decreasing levels of available agricultural land, we need to farm more efficiently to feed these people," he said... Growers now understand better what the market wants and they are adjusting their crops " he said...
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