Know your costs to make managing change simpler

Ashbridge, Ian
February 2007
Farmers Weekly;2/16/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 7, p26
Trade Publication
The article highlights the theme of a conference organized by British farm management company Sentry in 2007. Sentry revealed that the best way to manage change in farms is to continually benchmark costs. Data from the 2006 harvest year show Sentry's farms made a profit without the single farm payment. According to technical director Trevor Atkinson, the process of continuous benchmarking was a key driver for change within Sentry's farming business.


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