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.
Business Management, 10 Nov 2020
NSW grain grower Roy Hamilton is urging his industry colleagues to take extra care with workplace health and safety this harvest.
Business Management, 16 Aug 2020
Farm management experts say succession planning should be taken seriously to avoid problems in the future.
Business Management, 23 Jul 2020
Developing a marketing plan and building positive relationships with buyers have been highlighted as two ways to minimise downside risk when marketing grain.