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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The benefits of separating land assets from the operating farm business are outlined in a new Business Management Fact Sheet produced by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... The Fact Sheet points out that while grain-growing businesses are a combination of two key components - the operating business and the real estate (farm land) business - treating these two components separately provides effective and flexible operations for succession and retirement, investment and expansion pathways... The Fact Sheet provides information on measuring asset performance and details the benefits associated with asset separation, relating to succession and retirement, expansion of farm scale, asset protection, leveraging and third party investors...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The benefits of scale are reflected in the desire by family farm businesses to continue growing by purchasing additional land as it becomes available... From this, the aim was to identify opportunities for Australian farm businesses to make better use of their own resources and to find strategies to allow these businesses to cope with the reduced affordability of farm land... 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...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
The checklist will help you get an appreciation of your current level of understanding of farm business management and identify areas you may want to focus on... There are references to recent GRDC Farm Business Management Fact Sheets to provide you with suggestions and guidance on improving your farm business management skills... 1. Strategy - setting direction and overseeing your business...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
The checklist will help you get an appreciation of your current level of understanding of farm business management and identify areas you may want to focus on... There are references to recent GRDC Farm Business Management Fact Sheets to provide you with suggestions and guidance on improving your farm business management skills... 1. Strategy - setting direction and overseeing your business...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
The checklist will help you get an appreciation of your current level of understanding of farm business management and identify areas you may want to focus on... There are references to recent GRDC Farm Business Management Fact Sheets to provide you with suggestions and guidance on improving your farm business management skills... 1. Strategy - setting direction and overseeing your business...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
The checklist will help you get an appreciation of your current level of understanding of farm business management and identify areas you may want to focus on... There are references to recent GRDC Farm Business Management Fact Sheets to provide you with suggestions and guidance on improving your farm business management skills... 1. Strategy - setting direction and overseeing your business...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
The checklist will help you get an appreciation of your current level of understanding of farm business management and identify areas you may want to focus on... There are references to recent GRDC Farm Business Management Fact Sheets to provide you with suggestions and guidance on improving your farm business management skills... 1. Strategy - setting direction and overseeing your business...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
The checklist will help you get an appreciation of your current level of understanding of farm business management and identify areas you may want to focus on... There are references to recent GRDC Farm Business Management Fact Sheets to provide you with suggestions and guidance on improving your farm business management skills... 1. Strategy - setting direction and overseeing your business...
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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: GRDC Factsheets
The benefits from separating the real estate (farm land) from the operating business relate to alternative options for farm scale expansion, succession and retirement... , land owners should apply rent to the land to get an ROC. Rent paid by an operating business to the real estate business can account for any opportunity capital cost... While land values have tended to increase steadily at an average of four to five per cent over the long term, operating profits from cropping farms have become more volatile underlying the need for the operating business to leverage the land as security...
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