Business Management, 30 Nov 2021
An extra $150 to $250 a hectare may be available to those willing to ‘tweak’ their farming systems, a study finds
Business Management, 25 Aug 2021
GRDC will offer a series of free harvester forum workshops across WA designed to help growers to reduce grain losses and improve profitability.
Business Management, 23 Aug 2021
Logistics and planning expert Stephen MacPherson believes the secret to success, whether in farming or the corporate world, lies with better understanding the principles of project planning and operations management. Taking part in a recent GRDC Farm Business Update webinar, Mr MacPherson outlined the way he would like more growers to think and approach their businesses, with the likely consequences for better yield outcomes, business efficiencies and profits.
Business Management, 05 Jun 2021
Above-average incomes from the record 2020 harvest have provided an excellent opportunity for growers to reassess their business goals and investments, according to farm business adviser Paul Blackshaw. Mr Blackshaw told a GRDC Farm Business Update that 2020 was the best year many growers had experienced in a long time.
Business Management, 01 Jun 2021
With international trade disputes and the COVID-19 pandemic delaying the supply of crop inputs in many areas, advisers are finding they need to reiterate the importance of forward planning.
Business Management, 29 Apr 2021
Central to the success of key farm decision-making is the requirement to prepare a business case to back new directions or investments. Birchip grower Tim McClelland has to get approval from a farm management board for big-ticket purchases.
Business Management, 04 Mar 2021
A simple Excel spreadsheet is a useful tool to calculate the return on assets before investing in machinery
Business Management, 19 Feb 2021
A national survey has shed light on how much money growers spend on machinery-related expenses
Business Management, 01 Feb 2021
New work, health and safety profiling has provided a multi-sector overview of the hazards common to different agricultural sectors and evidence-based recommendations to guide future collaborative research, development and extension investments with the best chance of success
Business Management, 27 Jan 2021
Western Australian grain growers are encouraged to register early for the upcoming Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Farm Business Updates at Esperance, Goomalling and Williams.