Decision making

Decision making

Farming systems 2002 livestock report

Farming systems long term comparison - ‘fuel burner’, ‘hungry sheep’, ‘reduced till’ and ‘no till’ farming systems. Results of 2002.

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Farming systems 2001 pasture and livestock data

Farming systems long term comparison - ‘fuel burner’, ‘hungry sheep’, ‘reduced till’ and ‘no till’ farming systems. Results of 2001.

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Farming systems 2000 production report

Farming systems long term comparison - ‘fuel burner’, ‘hungry sheep’, ‘reduced till’ and ‘no till’ farming systems. Results of 2000 (first season).

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Applying the results from the 2000-2007 farming systems trial to your farm in 2008

Farming systems long term comparison - ‘fuel burner’, ‘hungry sheep’, ‘reduced till’ and ‘no till’ farming systems. 

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Global and commercial realities facing Australian grain growers

Grain growers in Australia operate in a unique business environment, fully exposed to the volatility of international grain markets, and also more exposed to the vagaries of the Australian climate than perhaps any other businesses.

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14/04/2018
From monocultures to multicultures: building greater resilience and stability in mixed farming in South West Victoria.

Adoption of the Grain and Graze practices means greater resilience of farming in South West Victoria.

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Social Dimensions of Managing Mixed Farming Systems - discussion papers

Australian Mixed farming – A system under threat? Decision Making on Mixed Farms – Managing Complexity. Advisors – Opportunities for Grain and Graze. 

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From monoculture to multiculture: Building greater resilience and stability in mixed farming in South west Victoria.

A report by the steering committee of the Cornagamite / Glenelg Hopkins region on the impact of changing crop and livestock mix on farm resilience.

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26/11/2008
Social Dimensions of Managing Mixed Farming Systems

This national study from RMCG reports on the findings from 50 in depth interviews with mixed farmers, exploring issues such as what influences change in your farming system, how do you evaluate the financial implications of your decisions and what social factors do you consider important in your decision making.

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01/04/2008
Making Decisions - audio file

Nigel McGuckian from RMCG discusses the concept of complex decision making and how information and intuition combine to inform and influence a decision.

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16/04/2007
Making Decisions - audio file

Craig Forsyth from the WA wheatbelt talks to Nigel McGuckian about the motivations and process used to make make dramatic changes to his farming business.

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Making Decisions - audio file

Naromine farmer Scott Vincent talks about his ventures in farming to Nigel McGuckian and the thinking behind the aggressive decisions he makes in farming.

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Making Decisions - audio file

Mary Goodacre from central NSW talks about her passion, drive and journey to have their own farm and the key decisions they had to make.

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Making Decisions - audio file

Self described 'conservative farmer' Colin Stacey from WA has made some significant changes to the family farming operations and the decision he had to work through.

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14/04/2007
Making Decisions - audio file

Donald Heightman farms deep sandplains in WA. He talks to Nigel McGuckian about how he manages large tracts of land and teh decision making process he uses.

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14/04/2007
Making Decisions - audio file

Two NSW farmers, John Patterson and Derek Ingold chat about crop agronomy to Katrina Durham. It's a great example of how farmers 'tell stories' and ask questions, which leads to mutual learning and helps establish some principles that guide some important future decisions.

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14/04/2007
Making Decisions - audio file

Tom Harvey from central NSW has made massive changes to the enterprise mix on his farming business. He discussed with Nigel McGuckian what he has learnt and the principles that guides those decisions.

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14/04/2007