Bring the key people in your dairy business together to shape a shared plan for success. Use Dairy Australias new Our Farm, Our Plan program to work through your short and long-term visions, goals and actions together.
Through the Our Farm, Our Plan process you will:
- Use Farm Fitness Checklists to review your current position and identify opportunities to enhance your business
- Complete a Quickplan to get everyones thoughts and views down on paper
- Develop an agreed Plan on a page that encompasses the personal and business goals of the key people involved with your business
Who is the program for?
Any decision makers and current and future partners involved in your farm business. Complete the program together to get alignment in your thinking and planning.
Why Our Farm, Our Plan?
Use your plan to share with the people involved in your business so you are all on the same page, whether it be staff, your bank manager or your farm consultant. Having your plan clearly laid out will help when it comes to decision making, risk management and business growth, change or transition.
What does the course involve?
The course consists of seven facilitated, online group sessions (each approximately 1 hour) which are hosted on web-based conferencing software, Zoom. Between sessions you will work through the planning process in your own time, using your Our Farm, Our Plan folder and Dairy Australias Enlight learning platform. Zoom and Enlight are easy to use and accessible to anyone with a computer or tablet. Our extension team will provide guidance along the way and the course will be led by experienced dairy consultant, Daryl Poole, from Northern Victoria.
Daryl Poole is a Farm Business Management Consultant who has been working in the Dairy Industry for over 25 years.He understands the complexity of farm decision making which enables him to work closely with farming families helping them to achieve their personal and business goals. He is passionate about helping farm businesses reach their potential and manage the risks involved along the journey.
Participants are also provided with a number of one-on-one support sessions over two years to complete each stage of the program and to put plans into action.