Farming Assistance: The Process Of Availing Of It

In the previous page, we’ve spoken about the many options you can avail of in the event that drought, climate change, and other adversities that are beyond the command of man and machinery happen. 

If you have to be in one or more of these events concurrently, or if you have been through them quite a lot in the past, we understand how troubling it can be. But don’t despair. These are occurrences that are quite the norm especially here in Oz. 

The turning point will be the “how” of getting you, your family, your farmland, and your income out of the furrows in order for profits to continue to flow. Or if harvests have been severely low, what is the “how” of having cash flow enter when production is at a standstill? These questions, we shall answer below. 

Funding And Other Types Of Assistance 

1. Disaster Assist 

Bushfires are among the most common disasters that occur in the Australian continent. These usually come to pass during very dry and very warm seasons, when precipitation is dangerously low. Whether as a result of lightning striking arid lands or by human negligence, bushfires unquestionably have severe consequences especially towards farmers. 

This branch of the Australian Government’s Department Of Home Affairs was established to address farmers’ needs in recovering losses during bushfires. It’s not only the land itself and or the crops that suffer. Even livestock do. 

Fodder and fodder storage houses have been wiped out by the fire that for a vast number of farmers, the survival of their livestock was at risk. 

You can choose between recovery allowances that have a short-term cycle and recovery compensation via a one-off type of payment. Get in touch with local governing bodies and seek their assistance for you to apply for these options. 

2. Agriculture Funding 

Aside from providing you with aid whenever disasters take hold of your farmland, and ultimately, your income, there are various means for you to grow your business and develop your farming methods and skills. 

We’d like to emphasize business and skill enhancement, and infrastructure upgrading. Calamities aren’t the only times when you can access funding from the government or other farming associations in your region. Development is, too. 

There are partnerships you can look into, plus growth vouchers and allowances you can apply for and utilize to better your farming techniques and equipment. The amount, terms and conditions vary per territory. 

In addition to this, resources for infrastructure is also for the taking. Equipment that is energy-efficient, vessel tracking, and the like. 

3. Loan Application 

The third option is to go through a private lender. Farmer’s loans have particular options meant for needs such as equipment, trucking, etc. Even better, the conditions of these loans have been adapted to suit farming conditions and farmers’ profits, expenditures, and lifestyles.

Whether this is your first encounter with farming loans or that you’ve tried it out before, we’ll give you details on our Finance pages for you to get a clearer picture of what this entails.