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Supporting the Australian Grains Industry through the 2013 Farm Update for.. If Winnipeg futures do come under pressure from the soybean harvest in the US and canola harvest in Canada, we can expect our prices to ease as well... In the short paper, we describe our current work that addresses weed maintenance and crop intelligence...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Supporting the Australian Grains Industry through the 2013 Farm Update for.. If Winnipeg futures do come under pressure from the soybean harvest in the US and canola harvest in Canada, we can expect our prices to ease as well... In the short paper, we describe our current work that addresses weed maintenance and crop intelligence...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
The adoption of a production system where only crops have to be managed, can be rationalised on the basis that a manager is likely to perform better in an area in which he or she specialises and prefers... Managers need to focus on the unit Cost of Production (before interest), or Break Even Price (after interest), to ensure that there is sufficient margin between these figures and their expected returns... It is appropriate that when a property is purchased, a qualified assessor be engaged to provide a depreciation and capital works report...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
An increase in land area can lead to improvements in profit but it requires significant capital investment which can increase risk... The results, shown in Figure 1, demonstrate that for grazing farms there is a trend beyond $4 million dollars in asset value for farm profitability to decline as asset value increases... Consider the same manager with the same business now looks at his existing system and realizes that there are opportunities for improving profitability on the existing area...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Farmers see advantages in land values being held down by lower productivity levels in allowing them to expand their businesses.. Five wheat producing businesses were studied across a production transect varying from highly productive land on Yorke Peninsula (average wheat yield 4.5 tonne/Ha) to marginal cereal growing area in a low rainfall district of the Upper North (average yield 1.3 tonne/Ha)... All the businesses studied showed a profitable outcome at average yields (refer Figure 2- only the highest and lowest yielding farms included)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
The paper firstly reviews how land values have increased over the last 20 years and the rate at which they have increased... In conjunction with the Management Team and Assistant Manager ensure that the property secure at all times and the property takes on a tidy appearance, and that tidiness is maintained... A recent survey conducted by Michael Pengilley suggests that 53 per cent of those surveyed (those working in agriculture; predominantly farmers) own a smartphone with 36 per cent owning a tablet (n=662)...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Viability of unmanned continuous cropping and use of machinery to address labour constraints.. I believe that using GM varieties with non-selective chemical traits, growers would be able to have continuous cropping as an achievable option, instead of being pressured into a pasture phase, hay production or buying expensive equipment for trash collection when harvesting or shielded sprayers and wider sowing rows... Conclusion I believe Australia has a great future in growing wheat and continues to need a rotation of some description (e.g. crops or pasture phase) to maximise wheat quality and yields...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Farm Business Update sponsored by.. Managers need to focus on the unit Cost of Production (before interest), or Break Even Price (after interest), to ensure that there is sufficient margin between these figures and their expected returns... It is imperative that growers understand the difference between efficient and non-efficient debt, and know how to classify their debts ...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
There are opportunities to make more efficient use of the capital we employ in our farm businesses and the first step in taking advantage of these opportunities is to recognise the two distinct activities that make up the "business of farming" in Australia... Recommendations Based upon my observations of the workings of farm businesses in various parts of the world, I believe there are six key areas where farmers can make more efficient use of their capital... Providing that additional land investments are affordable for the business, I believe farmers should continue to purchase land if and when suitable opportunities arise...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The aim of my studies was to determine: which investment companies and countries are active in agricultural investment why Australia is an attractive country for investment barriers and restrictions on rural investment outside of Australia the influence of Government support on foreign and corporate investment evaluate the various investment models used globally investigate opportunities for Australian family farming businesses to form relationships with these corporate investors... There are future models emerging that will assist farmers manage production risk via co-investment... The companies that employ this model provide strong competition to local farmers when accessing land in the areas they target...
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