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Hassle-free guide to your next Bank Review

Hassle-free guide to your next Bank Review

If you’re in business and have any kind of commercial lending facility with significant debt (generally upwards of $1million), you would be familiar with Annual Bank Reviews. Most people tend to break out in a sweat at the mere thought of an upcoming review – if for...

Small Business Coaching

Small Business Coaching

Small Business Coaching for drought community   Newspaper Article - Leeton Irrigator Small business is the backbone of our regional communities and we now have a federally funded program to help assist drought communities recover and prepare for the road ahead. If you...

RFCS Annual Report

RFCS Annual Report

Chairs Report   In the last financial year we have: Secured a new 3 year funding contract for our existing service area from the Federal Government (National Recovery and Resilience Agency) Secured a contract for an additional service area, being the NSW Central...

Stay close to your cashflow during Covid

Stay close to your cashflow during COVID-19 Our small business clients are located from the coast to the far west of NSW, but all are experiencing the impact of COVID-19 in varying degrees on their cashflow. Last year we had a dress rehearsal of what COVID-19 does to...

Business Plan vs Business Planning and why you need both!

Business Plan vs Business Planning and why you need both! A business plan is important, but planning is essential. Jim Blasingame   For many small businesses, a successful business plan is a little like an urban myth. Something you hear a lot about but not...

Decision Making

Decision Making

The business of farming is a constant process of making decisions. While decisions are often made on instinct, taking time to thoroughly consider the decisions you face is a highly valuable (and profitable) skill to develop. Faith Rogers, a Rural Adversity Mental...

How much is enough? How to plan for profit

How much is enough? How to plan for profit

Knowing how much income your farm needs to generate is an important question for farming success but it’s not always an easy one to answer.  A basic understanding of your farm’s income, expenses and your profit target is a good starting point.   The formula for...

Budget your way to better farm decisions

Budget your way to better farm decisions

It’s all too easy to put cash flow budgeting in the ‘too hard basket,’ but setting up and regularly updating a cash flow budget is a great way to make your life easier as a farming business owner and reduce your risk of being unable to pay your bills when they fall...

Getting the right help with succession planning – there’s a lot at stake!

Getting the right help with succession planning – there’s a lot at stake! We’ve all heard the war stories about farm succession planning gone wrong! Farms being sold, family members who rarely speak, children denied those all-important relationships with grandparents...

Why running your farm without a Risk Management Plan is risky business

In the business of farming, risk is a constant and whether you know it or not, you are making risk calculations and employing risk management strategies all the on your farm. Some risks are more significant or front of mind than others, like the weather, but there are...

Business Plan vs Business Planning and why your farming business needs both!

Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. - Warren Buffett   For many farming businesses, a successful business plan is the stuff of legends. Something you hear a lot about but not actually something you’ve witnessed...

Hassle-free guide to your next Bank Review

If you’re in business and have any kind of commercial lending facility with significant debt (generally upwards of $1million), you would be familiar with Annual Bank Reviews. Most people tend to break out in a sweat at the mere thought of an upcoming review – if for...

Small Business Coaching

Small Business Coaching for drought community   Newspaper Article - Leeton Irrigator Small business is the backbone of our regional communities and we now have a federally funded program to help assist drought communities recover and prepare for the road ahead. If you...

RFCS Annual Report

Chairs Report   In the last financial year we have: Secured a new 3 year funding contract for our existing service area from the Federal Government (National Recovery and Resilience Agency) Secured a contract for an additional service area, being the NSW Central...

Stay close to your cashflow during Covid

Stay close to your cashflow during COVID-19 Our small business clients are located from the coast to the far west of NSW, but all are experiencing the impact of COVID-19 in varying degrees on their cashflow. Last year we had a dress rehearsal of what COVID-19 does to...

Business Plan vs Business Planning and why you need both!

Business Plan vs Business Planning and why you need both! A business plan is important, but planning is essential. Jim Blasingame   For many small businesses, a successful business plan is a little like an urban myth. Something you hear a lot about but not...

Decision Making

The business of farming is a constant process of making decisions. While decisions are often made on instinct, taking time to thoroughly consider the decisions you face is a highly valuable (and profitable) skill to develop. Faith Rogers, a Rural Adversity Mental...

How much is enough? How to plan for profit

Knowing how much income your farm needs to generate is an important question for farming success but it’s not always an easy one to answer.  A basic understanding of your farm’s income, expenses and your profit target is a good starting point.   The formula for...

Budget your way to better farm decisions

It’s all too easy to put cash flow budgeting in the ‘too hard basket,’ but setting up and regularly updating a cash flow budget is a great way to make your life easier as a farming business owner and reduce your risk of being unable to pay your bills when they fall...
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