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Avoid These Common Mistakes… benchmarking budgeting farm accounting financial analysis financial literacy kpis profitability May 16, 2024

At school we were taught we always need to have the right answer. 
 
We are rewarded for being right. 
 
In business, it helps if we are right more than we are wrong… 
 
However, if we hold onto always being right, we can get stuck which can constrain our...

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The 7 Reasons That You Are Lacking Cash in Your Farm Business benchmarking financial literacy kpis profitability wealth creation May 09, 2024

The last 18 months have seen many agricultural commodity prices fall significantly; input prices continue to increase, plant and equipment prices skyrocket and interest rates experience 13 consecutive rate rises.  

In combination, these lower commodity prices, higher costs, and rising...

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The Diversification Myth… benchmarking financial analysis financial literacy kpis profitability resource optimisation Apr 25, 2024

In today’s blog, we won’t be exploring something new… 
 
Instead, I want you to forget something that you may have heard time and time again as a farm owner. 
 
It’s possible that this may have even informed many of the decisions that you have made around...

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A Very Useful Checklist to Achieve Money Mastery budgeting farm accounting farm financial framework financial analysis financial literacy financial planning Mar 21, 2024

Below is a handy checklist to help you achieve Money Mastery. 

 

Before then, as the deadline approaches, we wanted to remind you that today marks the final opportunity to enrol in our Farm Financial Framework Program. 

 

By using the code BUDGET, you can avail yourself of a...

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How these mixed sheep & cropping farmers transformed a struggling small-scale operation into a profitable 5,000 acre farming enterprise – all while working less budgeting business growth farm accounting farm expansion financial analysis financial literacy goal setting organisation skills productivity scalability strategic planning strategic scaling time management Mar 08, 2024

We are doing something different this week, by sharing a great case study with you. If you have yet to listen to this podcast, we have shared it below. Well done to Hayley and Martin for this amazing success in farming. 
 
Case Study: Hayley & Martin...

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5 Essential Tips to Enhance Your Budgeting and Forecasting Process benchmarking budgeting data analysis decision-making farm accounting financial analysis financial literacy kpis performance metrics profitability Mar 01, 2024

Rather than creating and maintaining a budget, think of it more as ‘forecasting your business model’. It isn't just about your bank account; it's a powerful tool for managing cash flow and gaining financial clarity. Additionally, it serves as a decision-making aid...

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