Specialise

Farms that concentrate on doing one farming system rather than many tend to be more profitable. It focuses the mind and prevents distractions. Fewer enterprises gather fewer overheads. It also makes it easier to ensure each enterprise is an efficient and optimal size.

Semen usage calculator

Beef, Lamb, Dairy

By selectively using sexed semen to breed replacement heifers from your best cows, you can reduce rearing costs by only rearing the heifers you need. Using high-quality beef AI sires on the rest of your herd will produce a calf that the beef market requires, resulting in greater returns. Use this calculator to run different semen usage scenarios for your farm.

Semen usage calculator

Machinery costing calculator

Beef, Lamb, Dairy, Pork, Cereals & Oilseeds, Hort, Potatoes

This allows you to calculate the cost of purchase and running of a machine verses using a contractor.

Machinery costing calculator

Safe storage time calculator

Cereals

Helps growers keep on top of drying and cooling at harvest to protect the quality and safety of their grain in store. The tool uses information entered on the moisture and temperature levels for stored grain to assess the risks from mold and mycotoxins development, loss of germination and the potential risk for attack by insects and mites.

Safe storage time calculator

Strategy setting webinar

Beef, Lamb, Dairy, Pork, Cereals & Oilseeds, Hort, Potatoes

This webinar will take you through some of the risks your business may face and how you might mitigate them. It also looks at setting a vision and strategy for your business which can be a good place to start. The downloadable can be used to support you to develop a vision and strategy.

Business strategy setting webinar

Optimal Dairy Systems

Dairy

The dairy industry can achieve significant competitive gains at farm level by a narrowing of production systems. Choosing either block calving or all round calving systems. Guidance around the key areas to consider and the tools are also available to help review your system.

Optimal Dairy Systems

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