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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Machinery in cropping enterprises can be up to 30 per cent of a business's total asset value, land being the other main asset... A business with an average annual farm income of $1 million may plan to spend an average of $80,000 to $140,000 per year on machinery capital replacement... The items can be financed to spread the annual capital cost...
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The policy and schedule can help focus purchase decisions on farm efficiency and profitability.. While government rebates, good deals and discounts will come and go, a machinery replacement policy can remove the emotion and provide guidance that reflects the strategic requirements of an individual business over the medium to long term... A machinery replacement policy captures the philosophy of a business towards machinery upgrades and renewal...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Technology adoption would be greatly accelerated with detailed knowledge of the factors affecting no-till sowing performance made available to grain growers... The project will underdertake fundamental research aiming to: - understand the mechanics of soil movement and soil throw with narrow point seeding technologies, - improve the performance of disc seeders in heavy soils and stubble conditions... The project will be undertaken by a broad team of researchers collaborating with the Western Australian No-Till Farming Association (WANTFA), the South Australian No-Till Farmers Association (SANTFA) and the Conservation Agriculture Alliance of Australia and New Zealand (CAAANZ), incorporating a national survey on disc seeder performance and issues, fundamental studies of the performance of disc seeders and tine seeders...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Machinery in cropping enterprises can be up to 30 per cent of a business's total asset value, land being the other main asset... A business with an average annual farm income of $1 million may plan to spend an average of $80,000 to $140,000 per year on machinery capital replacement... The items can be financed to spread the annual capital cost...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Machinery in cropping enterprises can be up to 30 per cent of a business's total asset value, land being the other main asset... A business with an average annual farm income of $1 million may plan to spend an average of $80,000 to $140,000 per year on machinery capital replacement... The items can be financed to spread the annual capital cost...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Machinery in cropping enterprises can be up to 30 per cent of a business's total asset value, land being the other main asset... A business with an average annual farm income of $1 million may plan to spend an average of $80,000 to $140,000 per year on machinery capital replacement... The items can be financed to spread the annual capital cost...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Machinery investment can have significant implications on the ability of a farm business to produce grain profitably... As an example, a recent case study of a modest wheat-growing farm near Booleroo Centre in upper-north South Australia compared investment in machinery with cost of production of wheat ( Table 2 )... Running a level of machinery investment significantly above what would be regarded as reasonable resulted in the cost of production of wheat in an average year rising by $14 per tonne, even after allowing a five per_cent improvement in productivity due to better equipment...
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