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Farms Advice Agribusiness Podcast

Farms Advice Agribusiness Podcast

By Farms Advice
Farms Advice is your online resource for Australian agribusiness. For those looking to create opportunities within agriculture to become efficient, productive, and sustainable into the future for those wanting to learn. We are transforming traditional agriculture into the digital world. Follow and share our journey. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, e-mail jack@farmsadvice.com.au to get on the waitlist.
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Flying drones across Australia | Fiona Lake Ep. 6

Farms Advice Agribusiness Podcast

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How better manage your livestock records | Jock Lawrence Ep. 18
Farms Advice Podcast talks with Jock Lawrence, the co-founder of Mobble, the livestock management software that wants to improve the way you document records for your livestock enterprise or even the tasks carried out within the paddocks. In the early days, it began at home on the farm for Jock and his family as the brothers look to put their father's facts and figures into something a bit simpler than the common spreadsheet. Take a listen and see how pooling your data into a transparent app that all employees can access. Please share this podcast to help us reach the 90,000 farming families across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
28:47
September 22, 2020
Breeding for success with data | Martin Clark Ep. 17
Farms Advice host Jack Cresswell caught up with Martin Clark from ProBreed. An innovative sheep breeding program has allowed their stud to achieve great results. By collecting data and working with experimentation in mind it has allowed them to refine their genetics for something that clients are wanting for their own enterprise.  Please share this podcast to help us reach the 90,000 farming families across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
43:14
September 14, 2020
Building an online database for your agribusiness | Dwain Duxson Ep. 16
On this week's Farms Advice Podcast we speak with Dwain Duxson who is working hard within Australian agriculture so it's excellent to have him on as a podcast guest. He is the founder of FarmTender and DelayPay. He really likes communicating with people and particular farmers. With his family livestock stud, he saw that he was limited to the number of clients and prospects. He wanted to reach further and provide value for more than what his livestock stud could cope with and leaned towards the internet of things in the early stages. Please share this podcast to help us reach the 90,000 farming families across Australia.  Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
38:25
September 7, 2020
What is the purpose of a cover crop? | Martin Murray Ep. 15
Farms Advice Podcast Agronomy Round-Up talking about everything agronomy. As a lot of our listeners are broadacre cropping enterprises and livestock producers looking to improve their mixed farming enterprise. We hope you can take something away from this episode with Martin Murray. - Long fallow - Short fallow - Moisture profiles - Ground cover - Livestock grazing Please share this podcast to help us reach the 90,000 farming families across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
18:57
September 3, 2020
Smart labelling for the red meat industry | Robert Mackenzie Ep. 14
The Farms Advice Podcast welcomes Robert Mackenzie from Macka's Beef to the show with everything agribusiness. With 4 generations of farming in their blood, they're really making there mark on the industry. From 350 breeders into 3,000 in the last 10 years as they are focused on selling high-quality cattle into the Australian market from Woolworths and into the restocking market.  But in the last 5 years, they've seen the need for Australia red meat overseas in particular in the Asian markets where they are seeking a "healthy, green and clean image".  Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
33:59
August 31, 2020
It's the last straw for plastic | Marion Vigot Ep. 13
Meet Marion Vigot from Mister Rye for this week's Farms Advice Podcast episode is episode 13th and really flying through them. Marion Vigot is a French ex-pat making waves in her niche part of the Australian agriculture industry. She moved to Australia in 2018 firstly for her own travels and then led to her to fulfill her ambitions to do "something meaningful for the planet".  Mister Rye has incorporated farmers into their business of making the Australian alternative to the plastic straw. With 10 million plastic straws consumed in just one day in Australia Marion wants to make a dent in this with her environmentally-friendly straw products. Aiming for 1 million straws in the first year. Please share with your family, friends, and colleagues. Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
34:39
August 25, 2020
Making technology approachable in agriculture | Angus Street Ep. 12
Farms Advice Podcast has the opportunity to pin the CEO of AuctionsPlus down for a yarn about technology in agriculture, his journey, and how AuctionsPlus is changing the way we buy our livestock. Like so many agribusiness owners or leaders we have talked to, they have come from a farming background. Angus has jam-packed his career with experiences across the globe but always knew he wanted to sty connect to agriculture. The importance of gaining outside experience and to bring it into agriculture allows us to see another industry and how they get it done. Listen to it today! Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
51:58
August 17, 2020
Media in Agribusiness & Regional Australia | Georgie Robertson Ep. 11
Farms Advice podcast caught up with Georgie Robertson a reputable source within regional media in Australia. She has worked on some fabulous campaigns that have grown her own profile but of the campaigns, she has worked on. It's not often you can fit on to the schedule of a media guru so it was excellent to see inside of how the work of media, PR, and communications works within regional Australia. We dive into how she goes into starting Regional PR in Wagga Wagga, NSW, and the current outlook for regional media. Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
33:44
August 10, 2020
Transparent Supply Chains | Emma Weston Ep. 10
Farms Advice had the opportunity to speak with Emma Weston from AgriDigital. A company kicking goals within Australian agriculture within their 5 years of existence. With new projects coming it is a timely episode for their new WayPath App. Australian farmers are the start of the supply chain and AgriDigital allows you to manage your commodity effectively right the way through. Listen and share this with another farmer to help us reach the 93,000 farming families. Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
43:32
August 2, 2020
Remote livestock weighing with Optiweigh | Ep. 9
On today's Farms Advice podcast we have Bill Mitchell, a farmer, and innovator who has founded Optiweigh, an automated in-paddock weighing solution that can save time and money for farmers small and large. We dive into how it all started and how he was able to bring a product to market as a farmer. There is a lot of farmers innovating for themselves but few are able to bring a viable product to market.  Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
29:58
July 26, 2020
Wool is the fibre that keeps on giving | Emma Turner Ep. 8
Farms Advice speaks with Emma Turner for its 8th episode. Time has flown and we have already done so much. Emma is a young gun in the wool industry working for an independent wool broker AWN. She is extremely passionate about what she does and you’ll be able to listen as to why she loves working with wool. Wool has been known to have its challenges but with Emma's attitude the industry has no boundaries, it is excellent to see the wool industry is in good hands. Visit Farms Advice for the full show. Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
33:50
July 19, 2020
Mick Gould is the real agriculture "influencer" | Ep. 7
Farms Advice Episode #7 brings you the larrikin of Mick Gould. With so many "influencers" it is excellent to have Mick marching for agriculture for Aussie products and even for collaborative policymaking between the split industries. You may have seen him on the Married At First Sight and he isn't shy of getting his kit off for a good cause. We got him on the show as he is doing wonders for Australian products trying to find the right end consumer with Greenshirts QLD. He goes into how he has remained the same person after increasing popularity from being on the show with 1.1 million tunings within Australia. He has a small hobby farm and has some good aspirations to become a big-time sheep farmer. Don't miss this one! Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
36:06
July 13, 2020
Flying drones across Australia | Fiona Lake Ep. 6
The Farms Advice podcast episode #6 catches up with an awarding winning photographer Fiona Lake. Her skills don't stop there as she is a writer and book publisher who has specialised in outback and rural photography for more than 30 years, becoming Australia's best known and most experienced agricultural photographer. She has created a solid foundation for herself by getting in early and starting out by finding her own way across her 30 years of experience. As an early adopter of technology Fiona has really flourished into her own through the years of hard work covering all aspects of the top end of Australia. Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
40:31
July 9, 2020
The importance of networking within agribusiness | James Brouff Ep. 5
Farms Advice talks with James Brouff about his personal story of how he got to where he is today within banking and finance in the agribusiness sector. James has continued his studies through his working life to continually improve his position and add to the knowledge bank. He has been able to use his networks to grow professionally and to mold his way of leadership as part of a team at the Regional Investment Corporation. It was excellent speaking to another farmer gone corporate to see him making waves within his own niche.  It isn't easy to get to where he is today and is important to point out how he got there to others who may be thinking of jumping into the deep end of the banking and finance world of Australian agribusiness. James is a modest man and holds himself within his role as a Senior Credit Manager. The importance of farmers to be able to relate to someone like James goes a long way when speaking about finance. If you are off the farm or working within agribusiness it is important that you are a part of the finance and the "books" so that you are able to stay on top of it.  Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
46:05
July 5, 2020
From the office and into the paddock with Emma Ayliffe | Ep. 4
Farms Advice caught up Emma Ayliffe from Summit Ag Consulting who is extremely passionate about what she gets up to within agronomy throughout Southern NSW. Listen to how she has navigated her way into starting Summit Ag along with her co-director Heath and what inspired them to develop Yacker app to increase the communication between their network. Through learning the skills in various roles she has been able to find her niche to offer value to her clients.  Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
35:13
July 3, 2020
It all starts with soil management with Sam Duncan | Ep. 3
Farms Advice Agribusiness Podcast had the opportunity to speak with Sam Duncan, the co-founder of FarmLab. We discuss how he founded FarmLab and how it helps Australian farmers regain their soil health. A deep dive into how FarmLab works for Australian landholders. The "Dirt Doctor" gives you the ability to effectively manage your own soil through erosion, impaction, and loss of nutrients a part of most agricultural enterprises.   See how you can effectively manage your own soil today! Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
39:51
June 28, 2020
Launching a career in agronomy | Martin Murray Ep. 2
Farms Advice talks with Martin Murray as a young agronomist in Central NSW. We touch on how we got to where he is now through his experiences and education. What he thinks of a couple of challenges that are presented currently within Australian agronomy and how he is wanting to educate others about agronomy and how it contributes to Australian agriculture outputs. Follow him on his socials!  Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
25:43
June 22, 2020
Talking beef and being a young farmer | James Mackenzie Ep. 1
Farms Advice very first full episode. We take a look at what James Mackenzie a younger farmer who works on his family farm Macka's Beef Enterprise. As a younger person in agriculture, it is excellent to see how we all adapt to our environments. In this episode, we speak with James about technology, and his own personal experiences of working in agriculture at home.  Please share this podcast to help us reach the 135,000+ farming businesses across Australia. Farms Advice features a new episode every WEEK talking with the leaders of the industry. By having a transparent approach we are able to reveal the techniques and skill sets so that can help YOU improve your own agribusiness. Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Farms Advice: FA Twitter FA LinkedIn FA Facebook Connect with the host Jack Cresswell
22:55
June 12, 2020