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1 NUFFIELD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ADELAIDE STH. AUST. SEPTEMBER 2011

2 Building diversity into the strategy Humble beginnings Survival, business and the last 20 years Setting the system, diversity and structure Planning and development Management of risk Opportunities Business Structure and continued improvement and vision People – relationships, business and staff

3 Motivators Passion for agriculture Adversity Fathers accident – ability to let go, naivety Alastair joining the business – family tenacity an exploiting everyone’s strengths Nuffield Scholarship Ability to look within, recognise weakness, adopt change and maintain diversity Determination

4 MT. BOOTHBY PAST. CO. 6 Tintinara Properties 5600 Ha in total 2200 Ha into grain production 250 ha per year into pasture renovation 4500 Merino ewes as self replacing and prime lambs 300 Angus breeders 40 Ha under irrigation – hay then lucerne 600 sow intensive piggery – Tintinara 1250 sow intensive piggery – Mid North

5 Production focused integrated philosophies Grain Production Grain Storage Feed Manufacture / Distribution Pork Production Grower facility to market weight bacon pigs annually sold Pig waste spreading / land - pasture improvement – increase grazing capacity

6 Mt. Boothby Grower Facility

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9 HR Pre Nuffield It was always their fault They should have done it like this I couldn’t allow them to make that decision I wish they’d hurry up Haven’t got time to listen and talk about it, just do it like this Recognised as one of the districts worst employers

10 Retention of staff Giving responsibility and ownership of decision making Regular management meetings Identifying key roles and responsibilities Highly competitive salary packages Good conditions, facilities and machinery Recognising individual pursuits and wish’s Bonuses

11 Mt. Boothby Structure Board of Directors Managing Directors Andrew Johnson Alastair Johnson Mt Boothby South – Alastair Johnson Piggery – Alvin, Leonido, Angus Sheep Cattle – Brendon Voss Cropping – Ben Carey Mt. Boothby North – Shane Ellis Maintenance & Trans. – Chris Large Production - Marc Tan Bangalee – Michael Snowtown – Romel Weaners – Jamie and Charlie Secretary – Sue Edmonds

12 Skilled Migration 457 Temporary Skilled Visas Highly regulated Small percentage of employers abusing privilege GFC – major changes to temporary entries Lifted base salary to over $45000 Agriculture really becomes excluded as considered above the award Regional Skilled Migration Scheme

13 The beginning of change and diversity in the management Business Analysis – forecasts and trends, Implementing a Board Structure Staff and management – Immigration Strategic plan and KPI’s Recognising 2 businesses, land and production Systems Search for opportunities and never give up

14 Process 6 months We have 5 Filipinos in our business Treated like everyone else They turn up with a bag and no money We also prefer to have their families come We provide furnished housing, transportation, security We integrate them into the community VERY IMPORTANT

15 Staff Turnover

16 Enterprise Performance

17 Nothings more important than the generation you leave behind

18 Opportunities once we developed a structure Private V’s Corporate Local and regional Great Southern Macquarie Bank Singapore Foods Mt. Boothby Continued supply chain management Continual business growth development

19 BOARD AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE CONTRACT CLEANING FEED MILLING WASTE REMOVAL DISPOSAL PRESSURE CLEANING GENETICS BUILDING FEED SOURCING MANUFACTURE DISTRIBUTION 5000 SOWS 5000 SOWS STRAW PROCUREMENT PRIMO-COLES G2G4G3G1 G8G6G5G7 WEANER FREIGHT MARKET FREIGHT

20 Trial With Pigs and Dominance Hierarchies J. Alcohol Abuse :  Pigs in social groups of 10 dominance orders established  All pigs given Ad Libitum Alcohol (Beer / Cider / Wine)  Observations on intakes Results  Days 1 and 2 - All pigs drank heavily, got drunk and slept soundly  Day 2 onwards  Pigs 1 & 2 - never touched alcohol again – needed a clear head to preserve their position in the hierarchy  Pigs 3 – 8 were moderate drinkers – occasionally drank at times of stress!  Pigs 9 & 10 – remained heavy consumers and were mostly permanently drunk throughout the trial

21 One thing about going the extra mile..... There’s never a lot of traffic. Thank you


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