A practical guide on how to consider succession planning as part of a strategic plan for a farm business rather than a once off event. Contains many valuable templates and guides.
There are alternatives to owning livestock that could suit some businesses, and would allow these businesses to establish, expand or value add without the need for a large up-front capital outlay. Find out how in this informative and insightful report.
A fact sheet outlining the purpose and reasons behind having a farm advisory board.
Practical tips and templates on running farm advisory boards.
A fact sheet that outlines how to establish a farm advisroy board.
Discussion tips for advisors to improve their influence with clients.
A paper which explore how to pick the termperament type of farmers and how to tailor the advice to suit the personaility of the farmer.
Insights from the Grain and Graze program around the interaction of personality, farm business and risk to make more informed decisions.
Tips and insights from Western Australian discussion groups on how to manage production risk.
Provides important insights into the likely effect of summer fodders or very early sowing (spring or early summer crops with strong vernaisation) on soil moisture for subsequent crops.
Muchas Gracias is a small grower group based in the medium rainfall zone near Arthur River, Western Australia. The group was established in June 2013 as a pilot Farmer-to-Farmer Mentoring program funded by the South West Catchments Council (SWCC), with assistance from Evergreen Farming and Paul Omodei.
The project identified the characteristics of these eleven robust businesses, the strengths and vulnerabilities. From this study, there is no one recipe to achieve or maintain strength in terms of agricultural practices across these diverse circumstances; however there were some common business management features and personal characteristics.
Based on Myers Briggs Type Indicators and the work of psychologist Rod Strachan, the paper identifies and describes different temperament types of farmers that could be used for market segmentation.
A paper presented to the Grasslands Society of Southern Australia on appreciating production risks in farming.
A paper prepared for GRDC updates about how knowing the risk profile of your business can be used to inform future decisions.