Are you looking for information to help you achieve your farm business and financial goals?
Whether you are an established farmer, new farmer, contractor, agricultural student or looking to join the industry, there will be something for you in here.
What is inside this toolkit?
Business Models: start to explore different farm business models including ownership (traditional family farming model), leasing and renting, share farming, custom farming, value adding, vertical integration and collaborative farming.
Business Structures: we take the complexity out of thinking about business structures by introducing each of the structures available, including sole trader, partnership, company, trusts and cooperatives.
Finance, Capital & Investment: looking to buy a farm, new equipment or livestock. Check out this area.
Planning & Budgeting: inside the planning and budgeting toolkits you can access resources to assist you with whole farm planning, business planning and gross margin and enterprise planning. Templates and guides galore!
Performance & Profitability: you’ve got the planning down pat but you need to start analysing performance and improving your bottom line. Resources in here provide information on how to understand financial ratios, how to measure, assess and improve farm profitability, how to build equity, and also some key tips from highly successful producers/farm businesses.
Benchmarking: Closely aligned with the toolbox above, benchmarking data and resources help you to understand your performance and profitability over time. We provide benchmarking data, factsheets and templates.
Succession Planning: not sure how to start the succession process? Whether you are the exiting generation or the new generation, there will be something to assist this important journey in here.
Tax and Accounting: you have to do it, so let’s make sure you are in compliance and getting the most out of your farm tax and accounting options.
As a producer and a person who’s committed to learning, growing and contributing within the Australian agricultural sector, there’s a heap of valuable resources available to me online but they’re all over the place.
In essence, Farm Table will package all of those ‘tools’ into one ‘toolbox’ for me, saving me a huge amount of time and frustration.
I’ll be able to tailor my Farm Table profile to my specific needs and interests, giving me access to really pertinent information.
Alix McFarland, Grazier, Hay
It can be a bit overwhelming when looking for a particular information source on the internet, and I personally view The Farm Table as a great resource that does the hard work for me!
The ability to have a one stop central site that previews and accumulates similar groups of data and information is hugely beneficial and makes my life easier.
Tom Heggaton, Farm Manager, Galong
The Farm Table will save so much time; to have all the information in one reputable place and to know where to start looking rather than endless searching is an asset to the whole sector.
I am so excited for the new look Farm Table. I can already see huge advantages and know it will have a positive impact on our business