Farm advisory boards

Published: 1 Dec 2015

Image of Farm Advisory Boards coverFarm Advisory Boards fact sheet

Advisory boards can strengthen accountability to lift productivity and profitability without compromising traditional farm ownership autonomy. They can also reduce stress upon individual growers and their immediate families by sharing and consolidating the process of strategic and tactical decisions.

Key points

  • Advisory boards can contribute to an improved bottom line by providing decision support, setting guidelines for prudent budgeting and expenditure, and keeping informed and ready for new opportunities and innovations.
  • Advisory boards can reduce emotion in decision-making, leading to more considered choices. This can ease stress and have mental health benefits.
  • When functioning properly an advisory board requires a small investment in time and money which leads to improved resource and workplace efficiency.

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Region National, North, South, West

Region: National; North; South; West