A detailed tutorial on how to use Rice$cenario. This video covers the part 1 and 2 of Rice$cenario - Water costs and gross margins.Read More
A list of web resources for growing riceRead More
Each season, growers make decisions around what crops to grow, the area of each crop, how much water is required and how much the water costs. Understanding how to calculate the price of water, crop gross margins and sensitivity analysis to determine risk are essential form a king the best decision for your business.Read More
Depreciable infrastructure on farms. What is it and how can you benefit?
The infrastructure on farm has a value and it is important from a tax perspective that those items are set up on an ATO compliant depreciation schedule beginning with the tax year in which possession is obtained (although retrospective valuations can be done).Read More
Rice$cenario now has an add-on to help you to prepare a cashflow budget for your farm business.Read More
This guide aims to assist people working in the primary industries (agriculture and fishing) in understanding their legal Work Health and Safety (WHS) responsibilities and being able to easily access important state/territory and national information to help meet these requirements.Read More
The rice industry’s research and development (R&D) program is facilitated primarily through the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC). The R&D program is funded through a levy that was established in 1991. Rice growers pay a statutory levy of $3/tonne on harvested rice, which is largely matched on a dollar for dollar basis by the Commonwealth Government up to 0.5% of industry gross value of production.
The R&D program aims to improve the productivity and sustainability of the Australian rice industry through the organisation, funding and management of research, development and extension that is aligned with industry reality and stakeholder needs.Read More
Late season options
A lot has changed since the Rice Extension pre-season meetings where we discussed planning. Lack of rain and small allocation increases have been the biggest changes and a combination that most growers would not have planned for.
This has resulted in many growers irrigating winter crops with their allocation and carryover water, leaving less water available for rice. The other change is the temporary water price.Read More
Presentation on Apps for your farm business.Read More