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2013 GRDC Farm Business Update for Growers and Advisers - Launceston 77 Once we introduced this strategy to our clients not only did it save them tax initially we noticed another interesting phenomenon and this is demonstrated in the figure below... To encourage reflection, a program or timetable is required to ensure reflection takes place... (Please circle) YES/NO 2013 GRDC Farm Business Update for Growers and Advisers - Launceston 109 5 - Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with the presentations on a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 is totally unsatisfacto,r 5yis moderately satisfactory and 10 is totally satisfactory in regards to: a)How relevant the information presented is to you in working with your rural clients b) How easy it was to understand c)How useful it will be to you when workingwith your clients Easy to Relevance Usefulness Comment understand Local, National and global economic outlook and the potential impact for Tasmanian agriculture Saul Eslake ............................................... ............................................... .................................................
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
2013 GRDC Farm Business Update for Growers and Advisers - Launceston 77 Once we introduced this strategy to our clients not only did it save them tax initially we noticed another interesting phenomenon and this is demonstrated in the figure below... To encourage reflection, a program or timetable is required to ensure reflection takes place... (Please circle) YES/NO 2013 GRDC Farm Business Update for Growers and Advisers - Launceston 109 5 - Please indicate your degree of satisfaction with the presentations on a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 is totally unsatisfacto,r 5yis moderately satisfactory and 10 is totally satisfactory in regards to: a)How relevant the information presented is to you in working with your rural clients b) How easy it was to understand c)How useful it will be to you when workingwith your clients Easy to Relevance Usefulness Comment understand Local, National and global economic outlook and the potential impact for Tasmanian agriculture Saul Eslake ............................................... ............................................... .................................................
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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 (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: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Products may be identified by proprietary or trade names to help readers identify particular types of products but this is not, and is not intended to be, an endorsement or recommendation of any product or manufacturer referred to... The schemes are often viewed as a box-ticking exercise by management within the business and the degree of ownership or buy-in from management and staff is low... Overall, the increasing scarcity of arable land, water constraints and rising input and energy costs in agriculture all serve to highlight the critical importance of achieving higher agricultural productivity in a more sustainable manner both at the farm level and upstream and downstream sectors of the food supply chain" (OECD/Food and..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Australian cereal growers adopting harvest weed seed control systems (HWSC) are driving down weed populations to lower levels on their farms, and extending the life of the herbicides they use... Dr Walsh said the problem of herbicide resistant weed populations globally was particularly severe in production systems where herbicide dependence resulted in a lack of weed control diversity... "Although herbicides remain the number one weed control tool in Australian cropping systems, it is now clear that the inclusion of HWSC systems in weed management programs is enabling weed populations to be driven to very low levels, providing some insurance for the sustainability of remaining herbicide resources," he said...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The committee suggested more research is required into the measure of economic loss from GE contamination... In summary, under National Standards, organic certification in Australia means an organic farmer must have no GE inputs, grow no GE crops, and no GE presence in final product or on farm... The issue of the co-existence of these different agricultural systems has become an issue for Australian agriculture...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Goondiwindi Grains Research Update 2006 28 thFeb & 1 stMarch 2006 100 80 60 ) 40 % 20 ( y0 t 0 i 0 100 200 300 0 100 2 0 300 r e Bravo-Quadris Folicur v e100 s e 80 s a 60 e s 40 i D 20 0 0 100 200 300 0 100 200 300 Headline Quadris Volume (L/ha) Ascochyta disease severity on Yuma (fern leaf type - Kabuli) with four fungicides and three carrier volumes @ 2.75 bar... Overall, Hotshot @ 500 mL/ha is compatible with Topik 240EC @ 85 mL/ha, with no reduction in control of wild oats... In summary The work we have undertaken over the past five years conforms to the UK/Western European production systems when grown under irrigated conditions in Australia...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
Goondiwindi Grains Research Update 2006 28 thFeb & 1 stMarch 2006 100 80 60 ) 40 % 20 ( y0 t 0 i 0 100 200 300 0 100 200 30 r e Bravo-Quadris Folicur v e100 s e 80 s a 60 e s 40 i D 20 0 0 100 200 300 0 100 200 300 Headline Quadris Volume (L/ha) Ascochyta disease severity on Yuma (fern leaf type - Kabuli) with four fungicides and three carrier volumes @ 2.75 bar... Overall, Hotshot @ 500 mL/ha is compatible with Topik 240EC @ 85 mL/ha, with no reduction in control of wild oats... In summary The work we have undertaken over the past five years conforms to the UK/Western European production systems when grown under irrigated conditions in Australia...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The farms which work on high volume mostly use conventional methods with some alternative practices used such as green manure crops, cover crops and composted material... Their conventional production system uses holistic methods to ensure sustainable agriculture, including practices like compost at 4-5 tonnes per hectare per year spread over the fields, and six-year rotations as a minimum for vegetables... Many of the businesses using conventional methods realised the importance of soil health and the need to improve their soils to maintain current production...
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