Farm Success Enabling Case Studies

Meridian Agriculture - MLA Donor Company

Type: Webpage, Case Study
Knowledge level: Intermediate

Farm Table says:

  • A range of real case studies in may scenarios where the business either continue or was wound up.
  • Practical and insightful look into 16 different family and farming situations.

This is a series of case studies of family owned and managed Australia red meat production businesses by Mike Stephens. The case studies include descriptions of the human, financial and physical perspectives of the business.

The case studies include:


As part of the case study series, Mike has released a number of articles regarding the studies:

Meridian Agriculture

Key messages from the case studies are:

  • There are a number of mechanisms to achieve successful business growth, which in turn can help set up succession for future generations.
  • It is important that all family members agree on the end game and are happy with the outcomes of succession.
  • It is important to keep control of the Board and ensure that Shareholders are engaged
  • It is important to work together as a family unit to grow the business and involve the next generations early to ensure smooth succession.



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