FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT EXTENSION PROJECT: WESTERN QUEENSLAND
Author
Winter, W.
Newman, P.
Publisher
Australian Rangeland Society
Publication Year
1990
Body

The aim of this programme is to increase the level of financial skills among producers in western Queensland, thereby enhancing profitability and sustainable production in the region. Specific aims are to: (a) Help prevent liquidity problems among producers. (b) Increase the effectiveness of drought management strategies and as a consequence help reduce stocking pressure on fragile rangelands. (c) Enable fuller utilisation of existing financial services. (d) Facilitate greater control over income and cost variability through accurate budgeting. (e) Improve communication between producers, agribusiness and extension staff. (f) Encourage more rapid assimilation of ideas, technology and research. (g) Foster comparative analysis and evaluation of different management strategies and enterprises. (h) Help relieve personal and marital stress among producers. (i) Foster better decision making on -farm. (j) Improve profitability and ensure more sustainable resource utilisation in the sheep and cattle industries of western Queensland.

Language
English
Resource Type
Text
Document Type
Conference Paper
Conference Name
6TH Australian Rangeland Society Conference
Keywords
Australia