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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Farmer Alastair Robb from Corowa, NSW, talks to Kellie Penfold about the challenges of intensifying and diversifying a mixed farming operation, with an eye also to improving the farm"s ecology.. If I"m really keen I can do wheat/canola/peas/wheat and then peas or lupins, but we"ve had a few problems with disease in legumes," Alastair says... I like to walk around and find different species of native plants and animals, and I hope my children can grow up doing that as well," Alastair says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
" February 2014 UNDERSTANDING A BANK'S APPROACH TO FARM BUSINESS FACT SHEET.. Banks need your business and are prepared to fight for it... Have a medium term plan for your business (3-5 years), understand what to show in terms of costs and returns, and present it to the bank...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
" February 2014 UNDERSTANDING A BANK'S APPROACH TO FARM BUSINESS FACT SHEET.. Banks need your business and are prepared to fight for it... Have a medium term plan for your business (3-5 years), understand what to show in terms of costs and returns, and present it to the bank...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
" February 2014 UNDERSTANDING A BANK'S APPROACH TO FARM BUSINESS FACT SHEET.. Banks need your business and are prepared to fight for it... Have a medium term plan for your business (3-5 years), understand what to show in terms of costs and returns, and present it to the bank...
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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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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Across rural Australia, farm biosecurity signs are becoming a common sight as thousands of grain growers take the first steps to introduce preventive biosecurity practices... The signs demonstrate a landholder's intent and commitment to farm biosecurity as well as alerting visitors of the need to consider the impact their visit could have on the farm business... Signs at entrances request that visitors contact the owner or farm manager to formally register their presence before entering the property...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Across rural Australia, farm biosecurity signs are becoming a common sight as thousands of grain growers take the first steps to introduce preventive biosecurity practices... The signs demonstrate a landholder's intent and commitment to farm biosecurity as well as alerting visitors of the need to consider the impact their visit could have on the farm business... Signs at entrances request that visitors contact the owner or farm manager to formally register their presence before entering the property...
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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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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Bird's-eye view helps plan pest defence.. An aerial view of a property can help improve biosecurity practices as part of whole-farm planning... "You can easily see where restrictions can be put in place to prevent unnecessary movements of people, livestock and machinery to stop the spread of any weeds, pests and diseases...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Bird's-eye view helps plan pest defence.. An aerial view of a property can help improve biosecurity practices as part of whole-farm planning... "You can easily see where restrictions can be put in place to prevent unnecessary movements of people, livestock and machinery to stop the spread of any weeds, pests and diseases...
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