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Farm expansion workshop


Principles of profitable farm expansion

The principles of profitable farm expansion workshops assists those looking to take the step into expanding their farm business operations. This one day course helps to answer the following questions:
  • Will a bigger business create more wealth for me?
  • Will I be more profitable as a result of expansion?
  • What are the factors that influence profitability from expansion? 
  • How much more land can I afford?
  • How sensitive is my wealth creation from expansion to land price?
  • How to compare land purchasing with land leasing?
  • Is now the right time for me to expand?

What you will learn

Whether your balance sheet is strong enough to expand
How leverage works to create wealth in agriculture
Why agriculture is a different leveraging tool to other asset classes
How to be a low cost lender - what your financier values
How much more you can pay more for adjoining land
How to develop an exit strategy

Who should attend?

  • Farm managers

  • Agribusiness service professionals

  • Agronomists
  • Accountants
  • Bankers
  • Consultants

Cost and content

The cost of the one day workshop is $650 (GST excl) per participant. A 50% subsidy is available through the NSW RAA Farm business skills professional development program for eligible participants. http://www.raa.nsw.gov.au/assistance/professional-development-program


The cost of the workshop includes:

  • Access to consultants expertise
  • A copy of the course presentation
  • A copy of the course notes
  • Practical spreadsheet tools
  • Morning tea and lunch