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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
I believe those farmers who have the philosophy "my job is to grow the grain, not market it" may struggle under a new freer grain marketing arrangement, especially if they are not prepared to spend time on that arm of their business... The issue of accountability, often seen as a negative, can actually be a powerful tool to help drive a business forward I saw many examples of joint ventures in my Nuffield travels, some of which I will provide more detail on later in this report... I believe one of the great opportunities in agriculture currently is for more farmers to take control of their own destiny and create their own opportunities by becoming more business savvy...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Self assessment (or reflection) can benefit individuals, families, and businesses... Businesses can benefit from engaging in a semi formal process of self assessment to ensure regular reflection of performance and relationships... To increase self-awareness we must re-evaluate ourselves and encourage others to do the same...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Farm Business continuity - key factors for taking farm businesses into the future.. Significant impacts on the family can occur when all decisions are made based on the business and its needs... When family members in a business make the majority of their decisions considering the impacts on business only , the family is often left bearing the negative consequences of these decisions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Front End - people joining the business.. Back End - people leaving the business.. If family businesses make the majority of their decisions considering the impacts on family only , the business is often left bearing the negative consequences of these decisions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the Farm Business Update on September 10 will feature a line-up of expert speakers who will offer insights and practical strategies to assist growers in building and maintaining successful farm enterprises... "The GRDC's Farm Business Updates are aimed at increasing grower and adviser understanding of and capacity in farm business management, which is a critical part of any farming enterprise," Mr Pengilley said... The University of Sydney's Robert Fitch will offer a glimpse into the future of robotics in broad acre farming, before the day concludes with Dennis Hoiberg from Lessons Learnt Consulting discussing practical strategies to increasing business and personal resilience...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Farm business management in focus at Cummins forum Key points: Eyre Peninsula grain growers and their advisers will converge on Cummins this month to discuss opportunities for boosting profitability through farm business management disciplines and practices... Agronomy, plant breeding and practices in the field aren't the only pathways to improved profitability - farm business management can have a direct influence on increasing farm-gate returns," Mr Shannon said. ".. The GRDC is well aware of this fact and is hosting the Update in Cummins as a means of providing growers and advisers with information and resources to assist in maximising potential from farm enterprises. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Farm business management in focus at Cummins forum Key points: Eyre Peninsula grain growers and their advisers will converge on Cummins this month to discuss opportunities for boosting profitability through farm business management disciplines and practices... Agronomy, plant breeding and practices in the field aren't the only pathways to improved profitability - farm business management can have a direct influence on increasing farm-gate returns," Mr Shannon said. ".. The GRDC is well aware of this fact and is hosting the Update in Cummins as a means of providing growers and advisers with information and resources to assist in maximising potential from farm enterprises. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Getting down to business at Clare Farm Business Update.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will host another of its successful Farm Business Updates in Clare next month... "Since their inception in 2011, the Farm Business Updates - an initiative of the GRDC Southern Regional Panel - have been extremely successful so GRDC is pleased to provide another opportunity for local growers to hear from a range of compelling speakers to enhance their knowledge and understanding," Mr Pengilley said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Farm Business continuity - key factors for taking farm businesses into the future.. Significant impacts on the family can occur when all decisions are made based on the business and its needs... When family members in a business make the majority of their decisions considering the impacts on business only , the family is often left bearing the negative consequences of these decisions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will host another of its successful Farm Business Updates in Clare next month... "Since their inception in 2011, the Farm Business Updates - an initiative of the GRDC Southern Regional Panel - have been extremely successful so GRDC is pleased to provide another opportunity for local growers to hear from a range of compelling speakers to enhance their knowledge and understanding," Mr Pengilley said... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the Clare event will offer topical and practical advice on the key farm business issues facing grain producers from throughout the Mid North, Yorke Peninsula and Adelaide Plains regions...
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