'The Business of Farming' is a podcast for young farmers and fishers, home to the best information, resources and events coming out of the NSW Department of Primary Industries' Young Farmer Business Program. Want to know more about what it takes to run a successful primary production business? Head to https://www.youngfarmer.nsw.gov.au.
Panel - Starting From Scratch
Most farms in Australia are multigenerational farms, passed down the family line. But not every farmer starts off that way. In this session Mitch Highett, Mel Kiel and Haley Pattison come together on stage to talk about how they're forging their own paths to farm ownership.
Sam Trethewey on Carbon Farming
Sam Trethewey is a beef farmer who swears by regenerative farming and is passionate about carbon farming. In this session, Sam breaks down why he and his wife decided to run their farming business differently to others, and why he thinks it's the best method for farmers going into the future.
Lyn Sykes on Succession Planning
Lyn Sykes helps families navigate the tough conversations around succession. In this session, she lays out how families can successfully initiate the conversation around succession planning, and how to avoid the stress the discussion can often bring.
Andrew Roberts on Business Management
Andrew Roberts is the son of a farmer. In his own words, his dad worked hard his whole life, but struggled to stay on top of running his business and sending his sons to school.
In this session, Andrew shares how farmers can set up a system to run their own farms, in a way that will give them the sort of personal and financial freedom that Andrew's own father was never able to achieve.
Secrets to communication and negotiation with family
Allan Parker OAM is a behavioural scientist, and an expert in the practice of negotiation. Here he shares all his secrets to successfully negotiating with family members.
The Simple Shift
Chris Helder shares how to shift your thinking with one simple step. Want to know more about what it takes to run a successful primary production business? Head to https://www.youngfarmer.nsw.gov.au.