Irrigation Farm Business Plan
The Irrigation Farmers Network (formerly Irrigated Cropping Council) worked with The North Central Catchment Management Authority and Murray Dairy to the deliver Plan2Farm irrigation business planning project. This program helped farmers consider their exposure to water markets and the efficiency of their irrigation system, and the influence this may have on their future farming business.
The Farm Business Plan is a key tool of the Plan2Farm program. The plan provides the opportunity for farmers to assess where their business is situated now and where you want it to be in the future. The plan will help those involved in the business make more informed decisions about your farming business to improve your business resilience.
Help you think and talk about the future of your farming business others involved in the business.
Help you think and talk about the future of your farming business with others.
Help you to make decisions that are more informed and aligned to your longer-term goals.
The Plan2Farm Irrigation business planning program is designed to help farmers develop a business plan and build resilient farm businesses in a changing climate with volatile water allocations and markets. Don Stewart is a dairy farmer in the Loddon Campaspe region, he is sharing his story on how he has adapted his business to ensure resilience in tough times. Listen to the podcast
Resilient Farm Businesses
Case Studies Booklet
Adaptable Farm Business Case Studies
This program/project received funding from the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund.
Plan2Farm is backed by a Steering Committee with representatives from the North Central and Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authorities, Agriculture Victoria, Murray Dairy, Irrigation Farmers Network (formerly Irrigated Cropping Council), Goulburn Murray Water and local farmers.