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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
" Print the page Breaking the sugarcane monoculture by growing other crops in rotation with sugarcane has proven environmental and productivity benefits... Some farmers also choose to grow rotation crops that generate income... Complementary crops are crops grown within a cane farming system...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
" Print the page Breaking the sugarcane monoculture by growing other crops in rotation with sugarcane has proven environmental and productivity benefits... Some farmers also choose to grow rotation crops that generate income... Complementary crops are crops grown within a cane farming system...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
" Print the page Breaking the sugarcane monoculture by growing other crops in rotation with sugarcane has proven environmental and productivity benefits... Some farmers also choose to grow rotation crops that generate income... Complementary crops are crops grown within a cane farming system...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
While the paper calls for a national and global review (2012) and outlook (2013) for grain markets, there is a far more important underlying message - "Plan don't Predict"... Production - risk of production failure -farmers are well acquainted with production risk -selecting the best farming practices, timing of operations, weather predictions, and varieties for the various risks faced (frost, sprouting, etc) is a key tool to optimise production... A good starting point for any grower is to set a price target, based on a thorough understanding of; their costs of production based on average yields, the margin required to generate their target return on assets, and a realistic expectation of where the market is likely to trade...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Market Based Ecosystem Services 2009 Nuffield Australia All rights reserved... Recognising that agriculture is vital to the nation's food security and sustainable ecosystem preservation, and that consumers need to pay the true price for ecosystem goods and services... d. consider in detail all funding options, including those proposed in this report; e. create a communications strategy for end users and land managers to promote the ESS and its benefits; 50 Market Based Ecosystem Services f. establish an education and training programme to deliver extension services to land managers; and, g. develop a rigorous monitoring and evaluation programme to underpin the scheme's integrity...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Growers need to consider a portfolio approach to their grain marketing including a combination of passive and active management coupled with some on farm storage if the market is telling you to store grain... Demand will create its own supply (something that many farmers will emphasise with over the past 2 years as supply has expanded rapidly in response to high grain prices, leading to prices to fall) and as argued by Malcolm (2009) "food supply will meet food demand in the future, provided farmers receive the correct market signals and are not thwarted by poor government policies that create perverse incentives.".. Since there "is no reliable way to identify the fund managers who will outperform the market, investors do best to buy a broad spectrum of stocks at the lowest cost" (Damato, 2001)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
In selling a bulk commodity with limited ability to differentiate your product, such as grain, fruit, vegetables and minerals, prices are set by both the supply and the demand in the market place at a particular point in time... Given the observation, grain producers are grain sellers, not grain marketers, and as such require different skills... Swaps - In the grain futures market, either futures contracts or options are used to secure a price well before harvest...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
In selling a bulk commodity with limited ability to differentiate your product, such as grain, fruit, vegetables and minerals, prices are set by both the supply and the demand in the market place at a particular point in time... Given the observation, grain producers are grain sellers, not grain marketers, and as such require different skills... Swaps - In the grain futures market, either futures contracts or options are used to secure a price well before harvest...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
In selling a bulk commodity with limited ability to differentiate your product, such as grain, fruit, vegetables and minerals, prices are set by both the supply and the demand in the market place at a particular point in time... Given the observation, grain producers are grain sellers, not grain marketers, and as such require different skills... Swaps - In the grain futures market, either futures contracts or options are used to secure a price well before harvest...
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