Farm planning

A well designed farm plan can improve the productivity and sustainability of your farm.

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The Land Health program delivers farm planning to groups through:

  • structured training courses
  • online delivery
  • informal series of field days.

Courses are tailored to cover local issues.

Farm planning covers the following topics with farm mapping built into each:

  • vision and goal setting
  • soil productivity and soil health
  • land capability
  • farm water supply
  • grazing and pasture management
  • cropping systems
  • risk management (such as climate and fire)
  • relevant legislations
  • business management and succession planning.

Our services

Farm planning can help farmers to:

  • make informed decisions to improve productivity and manage business risks
  • better understand their soils and improve soil productivity
  • match their enterprise and management to land capability and protect natural assets
  • improve grazing and pasture management
  • use nutrients more efficiently
  • use water more efficiently, improve capture and storage, undertake a water budget and understand water quality issues
  • improve management of soils in relation to cropping.
Page last updated: 04 Jan 2021