A report by the steering committee of the Cornagamite / Glenelg Hopkins region on the impact of changing crop and livestock mix on farm resilience.
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.
Nigel McGuckian from RMCG discusses the concept of complex decision making and how information and intuition combine to inform and influence a decision.
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.
Naromine farmer Scott Vincent talks about his ventures in farming to Nigel McGuckian and the thinking behind the aggressive decisions he makes in farming.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.