Making Great Grazing Decisions
By David McLean, Chairman at RCS Australia
Recently, I joined MaiaGrazing’s Bart Davidson and Mystery Park’s Ainsley McArthur on a webinar – The Right Call: Critical Decision Making for Profitable Grazing. During the session, I challenged the “old way of thinking” by underlining how good decision-making is key to good management. A summary of what we covered includes:
- How to find confidence in decision-making
- What impact our decisions have on the land, livestock, business and people
- The key elements of decision-making: meaningful information and goals/direction
- The importance of converting data into information that can drive profit, such as using MaiaGrazing for grazing plans and forecasting
- The 6 principles of Regenerative Grazing
There was also a range of questions asked during the session. I’ll update this blog post with responses to them soon.
Lastly, over the next few weeks we’ll share more about our online learning courses on the RCS Global Learning Hub and extend a special RCS + MaiaGrazing offer that supports your journey towards being a better critical decision maker. Meanwhile, you can learn more about the key principles of grazing by enrolling in my free class here, or speak to a MaiaGrazing expert to book a demonstration.
Please enjoy the webinar replay:
RCS is Australia’s leading private provider of holistically-integrated education, training and advisory services to the agricultural sector, both nationally and internationally. We work with individuals, families, corporates and government groups, empowering them to grow productive, profitable agricultural businesses within regenerative landscapes. Find out more about RCS:
About David McLean
David is part of a fifth-generation sheep and cattle grazing family from south-west Queensland, Australia. He received first class honours in a Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Rural Technology and holds a Cert. IV in Training and Assessment along with training and extensive research in facilitation, communication, ecology, production systems and business analysis.
After working at a practical level with principles promoted by RCS, David started full time work as a professional advisor and educator with the company in 2007, based out of Yeppoon with Terry McCosker. Now the Chairman of RCS, David is leading a devoted team of professionals as they work with producers across Australia, helping provide decision making support over a wide range of land types, enterprises and environmental states.