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Fertiliser prices returning to normal – sort of!

Fertiliser prices returning to normal – sort of!

Written by:  Carter Johnson | Farm Business Consultant | 0429 264 550   After two years of crazy fertiliser prices, we are starting to see a return to ‘normal’ levels. This was the message given to us by CSBP at a recent update. But – the weakening Australian...

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How many $ are you losing from seeding late?

How many $ are you losing from seeding late?

Written by: Simon Leake | Agronomist | 0439 999 173 After another year of early breaks and another year of still seeing growers disorganised at seeding time and not planting on time, I wanted to highlight how much money is being left on the table. We all know that...

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Reflections

Reflections

Written by: Rob Grima | Farm Business Consultant | 0427 382 490 On a recent flight while on holiday, I did the right thing and listened to the air stewards tell us about the safety procedures in the event of an emergency. Whilst I regularly take flights, I can’t...

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Is the wolf already at the door?

Is the wolf already at the door?

Written by:  Paul Omodei | Farm Business Consultant | 0427 728 566 Around this time last year I wrote an article referencing a trophic cascade (an ecological process which starts at the top of the food chain and tumbles all the way down to the bottom) and specifically...

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Growing lupins is a lot like flossing your teeth

Growing lupins is a lot like flossing your teeth

Written by:  Nick McKenna | Agronomist | 0427 681 574   Growing lupins is a lot like flossing your teeth. You know its the right thing to do, but you probably don’t enjoy doing it, take any excuse to avoid it, and only realise that you should have done it a lot...

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Camera’s on your next boomspray?

Camera’s on your next boomspray?

Written by:  Peter Newman | Farm Business Consultant | 0427 984 010   Machinery prices are totally bananas these days. Will the price of new gear ever come down? Of course, the dealers are saying no, this is it, get used to it. High machinery prices are here to...

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Written by:  Nic Sewell | Grain Marketing Advisor | 0436 606 525   You have a contract!! Last month a Canadian farmer was sued for failing to deliver on a contract, as they believed that an emoji could not be used to confirm a legally binding contract. The buyer...

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Sheep Prices – The Perfect Storm

Sheep Prices – The Perfect Storm

Written by: Pierre Maartens | Farm Business Consultant | 0457 162 484 The reality that we live in a globally connected world was once again confirmed to me after spending a few weeks in South Africa, where my family operate a sheep farm. The domestic challenges are...

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