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A Guide to Risk Management Planning for Agribusiness Risk Management

When developing a project, the first step is to define what risk categories you need to include. This is important because risk events are not just risks. They can also become issues that require a response from the project manager. However, not all risks are negative. A few positive risks are discussed here. You can adapt these to the type of project you’re working on. If possible, use a combination of risk categories. This will make your risk management planning process more effective.

A simple matrix can be used to document the entire Industrial risk management process. It can include all aspects of a risk event and allow for filtering and sorting. It is easy for others to understand and use. You can also use a database program if you want to track and manage more details. The key is to make sure that your team is involved and that they are accountable. Then, they can implement the plan. And, of course, you can monitor the results to make sure they’re working as intended.

Once you’ve identified risks, you can evaluate them and determine whether they’re high or low priority. Once you’ve identified the risks, you can formulate mitigation strategies that will minimize their likelihood and impact. These strategies should be established before the project starts. The next step is to prioritize the high-impact ones. The high-impact risks are the ones you need to prioritize. If you’re working on a product or service, you can use the same template.

You can find a good Risk Management Planning process online. The key to this is finding the right program for your project. Once you’ve found the right risk management planning program, make sure you follow these steps to ensure your success. Once you’ve created your plan, you’ll need to implement it. The best way to do this is to engage with your team members. Using a system that is both effective and simple is the best way to ensure a successful project.

Identify the risks that affect you and your business. If you are in the Agri business you can find Agribusiness Risk Management plans online or find experts that can help you develop a plan. Then you’ll have to decide which risks to prioritize. For example, if you plant crops in rural areas, consider how likely it is that neighbor fires will strike your fields. These risks rank high in probability and severity, but there’s no need to panic just yet. It’s essential to evaluate all risks. Then, focus on the risk management plan strategically. Once you have done this, you’ll have a better idea of what actions to take to minimize their impact on your business.

Incorporate the risk management plan into your manufacturing as well. For example, you may want to have a separate manufacturing risk management from your general business plan. It can help you avoid risks that are not related to your business. A plan will keep you on track with your stakeholders and will make your project successful. Your team should be able to identify the risks that affect your business and your project. You should be able to make adjustments as needed and adjust the strategy accordingly.


What You Should Consider Before Enrolling in a Driving Instruction Class

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Driving instructor, driver education, basic driving instruction, advanced driving instruction, or basic driving lessons are a formal course or program that trains a new driver for a driver’s license or driver’s certificate. These lessons usually last from one to four months, but can sometimes be as long as eight to twelve weeks. The program allows the student to follow a prescribed course of study, which consists of learning to drive safety, defensive driving techniques, maintaining safe driving habits and defensive driving tactics. These lessons are usually offered in two separate sessions, the first session teaching the basics of safe driving, and the second session a more practical application of the knowledge learned in the first session. This usually occurs once a month.


Driving school Wollert teaches defensive driving. Many drivers become defensive drivers when driving because they have been instructed to do so by their driving instructor. Others become defensive driving when they have been instructed to “outfox the fox”. The key to defensive driving is being alert, watching out for both the car ahead and any oncoming vehicles, and always keeping a reasonable distance from both cars. In addition, defensive driving helps the student learn other driving skills such as controlling the steering wheel while driving, maintaining a proper distance from other vehicles, and how to react if a car crashes. Some defensive driving classes also include lessons in how to drive certain types of cars, such as police cars and some emergency vehicles.


Some driving instruction schools also offer advanced driver’s training. An advanced driver’s training class includes pre-licensing courses, road tests, and driving instructions designed to help a student become a qualified driver with no prior driving convictions or accidents. Students who successfully complete an advanced driver’s training class are awarded their official driver’s license, and may qualify to take the driving exam after the class. The exam is administered by the Department of Motor Vehicles to ensure that all state residents meet minimum driving age requirements.


It is important to note that not all driving instructors are the same. Not all instructors are trained in the same methods or have the same level of experience. Before enrolling in a driving instruction class, you should carefully examine the driving instructor’s educational background. For safety purposes, you should also inquire about any driving violations the instructor has been arrested for. You should also ask the instructor about the types of techniques he/she uses in instructing driving lessons. Instructors should also be willing to provide you with a copy of their professional assessment, which can help you make sure that the instructor is well-trained and experienced.


Some drivers may be eligible for taking the drivers’ new drivers permit (also called a CDL) after completing a specific amount of time of approved driving instruction. If a new CDL is approved, it will allow new drivers to operate single-hand or automatic motor vehicles on the roads. Many people choose to apply for a limited driving permit (LPR) after they complete their driving training course or after passing their test. A limited driving permit is available from most local law enforcement agencies and can be helpful for demonstrating that a person is able to operate a vehicle without involving an excessive amount of time in driving schools.


You should also consider contacting your local DMV office before choosing a driving education program to ensure that you will be allowed to drive legally once you complete the program. Some states require that drivers complete a behind the wheel training course as part of their drivers education program. Before enrolling in a driving education program, you should also check to see if the program requires the use of an automobile tracking device that can be used to keep track of the progress of a driver during the program.


Netflix Uses Queensland’s Third Feature Film to Make the Most of its Incentives

Netflix, the streaming giant, is taking advantage of government incentives and preparing for another Queensland production to film on the Gold Coast. This will be its third production in the last year.

Hoodlum Entertainment in Brisbane will produce the feature film. It stars Victoria Justice, an American singer/actor, and Adam Demos, from Australia.

This announcement follows recent Netflix Original productions Escape from Spiderhead starring Chris Hemsworth and True Spirit, a Jessica Watson biopic being shot on the Gold Coast.

Screen Queensland’s production incentive will allow for $8 million in local economic development and 120 jobs to be created.

The film is yet to be titled and centres on Justice as an American wine importer who travels to Australia to find the Australian charms of Demos. Demos has starred in Sex/Life, Falling In Love, and other Netflix originals.

Justice made his first appearance on Nickelodeon 15 years ago as Lola Martinez, a comedy-drama show. Since 2009, Demos has been a regular guest on Australian screens. He was most recently seen in Janet King or Unreal.

Kylie Munnich, CEO Screen Queensland, says that Netflix’s repeat business reflects Queensland’s’strength, competitiveness’ and its incentives, locations, skilled crew, and post-production facilities.

“We are thrilled to see Hoodlum produce this global feature film and proud to support all three seasons Hoodlum’s ABC crime series Harrow and their celebrated 2018 Netflix Original series Tidelands. We also supported their comedic First Nations coproduction All My Friends Are Racist.

“Screen Queensland is succeeding with our mission to promote Queensland’s status as a global production center that can provide local productions and international productions exactly what they need in order to produce high-quality content for global audiences.”

Other Queensland Government-funded productions are currently being shot at Screen Queensland Studios, Brisbane. They also film the new ABC crime series Troppo.

Annastacia Palaszczuk, Queensland Premier, said that the new Netflix movie is just one of a number of international and domestic productions continuing to fuel Queensland’s screen boom.

“This project is an excellent example of how Queensland’s Production Attraction Strategy benefits Queensland’s local screen sector through exciting co-production agreements for local businesses, like Hoodlum Entertainment, one the state’s most successful producers.”

The Queensland Government announced in June a $71million boost to the local film industry. This includes $53 million for production attraction strategies.

New figures today reveal that the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) sector is a major source of investment in Australian content.

The first SVOD Australian content investment report, published by the Australian Communications and Media Authority, (ACMA), shows that Amazon Prime and Disney, Netflix, Stan and Stan spent over $150 million on Australian programs between 2019-20.

Even more is the cost of productions shot in Australia, but not here. This adds up to $115million over the same period. Clickbait, a $50 million production was filmed in Melbourne.

This brings the total investment in Australian-related content and Australian-related content via SVODs up to $268 million.

The report shows the increasing demand for local content both domestically and internationally. There are over 3,000 hours worth of Australian content available from more than 600 programs on the four services.

Paul Fletcher (Federal Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure and Cities), says that “What we know is that we have an adequate starting point in terms content, a good footprint abroad, and that more that 80% of the $153m expenditure was on co-commissioning or commissioning new Australian programs.”

Federal incentives include an increase in Producer Offset rates for television content, from 20% to 30% to encourage SVOD productions.

In 2021-22, Screen Australia and Australia’s Children’s Television Foundation will receive $110 million to help develop and produce Australian drama, documentary, and children’s content on film and television.

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Rhinomed Shares up 82% Thanks to Patented COVID Nasal Swabs

Rhinomed shares (ASX: RNO), which are now trading at 82%, have increased their price after the wearable nose and respiratory technology company received orders from the NSW Government to purchase its self-administered nasal strips.

As part of a program supporting testing capability, the group began supplying NSW Health Pathology an initial 1 million Rhinoswabs.

These orders will be fulfilled in the coming weeks. Rhinomed is currently expanding its manufacturing capabilities to meet growing demand domestically and internationally for its innovative technology.

These are the company’s strengths: The ease and comfort of the swabs and the ability to capture larger samples and speed up the collection process. This significantly reduces waiting times.

It works with existing polymerase chains reaction (PCR) pathology workflows. The technology is comparable in cost and quality to standard care nasopharyngeal samples from the US and Europe.

Rhinomed CEO Michael Johnson said, “We are delighted to receive this support für this Australian innovation.”

The Rhinoswab is able to make a significant impact on the SARS/CoV-2 testing process, and allow more people to be tested quickly.

“With nearly two billion SARS-CoV-2 test performed worldwide in the past 18 months, including close to 26 million* in Australia, there’s a huge opportunity for Rhinoswab. This will allow them to dramatically improve the testing process and clinical outcomes.

This announcement contrasts sharply with where Rhinomed was in August 2020. Its shares had fallen by three quarters the previous year. Rhinomed had placed its hopes on a vaporizer for medicinal cannabis, despite the fact that Pronto Sleep was being commercialized in the United States. This was a declining market.

Just as the company’s leadership had taken advantage of the booming medical cannabis market in 2018, it announced in September 2020 the realization of a logical COVID pivot; not only an intention but also the declaration of advanced technology for a nasal swab that can take samples from the nose to determine if there are any upper respiratory tract diseases. The shares rose 50 per cent in one day from 8cps and 12cps.

Johnson stated that Johnson was proving the point that mass, high-frequency testing could prove to be an important tool for managing epidemics, pandemics, and other infectious disease outbreaks.

“Rhinomed believes a simple, effective and comfortable nasal swab, that anyone can use every day, could be a key to achieving this goal.”

He stated that the company was quickly looking for manufacturing solutions and would soon register the device in Australia and the USA. All these goals were achieved in less than a year. Rhinoswab has been registered with the US Food and Drug Administration, the Australian Therapeutic Goods Association and a European CE (Conformite Europaenne) mark.

Today’s news brought RNO shares to $0.365 per share. Revenue from the initial order is expected to represent 25-35% of FY21 unaudited revenues of $3.9million. The company’s market capitalisation stands at over $92 million as of the writing. This is a clear sign that investors believe profits will follow.

The interim results of a comparison study with 204 participants at CWZ, Radboud University Medical Center and a leading teaching hospital Nijmegen, the Netherlands, were in line with previous user study results. Participants showed a strong preference for Rhinoswab over the traditional nasal swab.

  • 98% of respondents preferred Rhinoswab over the Nasopharyngeal Swab
  • 98% of Rhinoswab users felt no pain, compared to 48% with Nasopharyngeal Swab.
  • 98% of respondents said they needed very little to no guidance while using Rhinoswab.
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86% Earnings Spike for Myer

After the announcement of an increase of 86-91% in expected earnings, Myer (ASX.MYR), shares soared to 12-month highs. The group posted a range between $174-179 million and $174-91 million in FY21 earnings.

Although the EBITDA forecast has not been audited and does not include any significant items or implementation expenses, it is still a significant improvement over FY19’s $160.1 million pre-COVID earnings.

Premier Investments (ASX PMV), a minority investor, has been urging appears that Myer has not only increased sales by 5.5 percent to $2.67 trillion, but also its profit margins.

Myer, a long-standing legacy brand, has managed to increase its online sales by 27.7 percent to $539.5million, more than a fifth in revenue.

Net profit after taxes (NPAT), could range anywhere from $47 million to $50 million. Myer managed to increase its net cash position, which was $8 million at June’s end last year, to $112 millions a year later.

This NPAT is less impressive when you consider that Myer received $51million in JobKeeper payments between August and September. The company is not repaying these payments, unlike many of its rivals. Myer spokesperson added that the net wage subsidy received after tax was $32million.

Myer had $18 million in rent- and outgoings waivers during the December half.

It is evident that Myer’s profits without JobKeeper or waivers would have been very low. However, a spokesperson for Myer stresses that Myer would have taken other measures to cut costs in light COVID-19.

This is still a better result than FY20, when Myer’s losses were $11.3 million despite $93million in JobKeeper payments.

Myer’s losses statutory were worse than before COVID-19 was established, with results of $33.2 million in the black in FY19.

Myer claims it expects to return at the second half of NPAT profitability for first time since FY17. It is estimated that Myer will spend between $4-7 million. This was not possible without JobKeeper or rent waivers. However, there was a significant improvement in performance despite the lockdowns.

CEO John King stated today that “our Customer First Strategy continues its momentum, delivering an significantly improved full-year profit result despite the ongoing COVID effects in FY21.”

“We will provide additional commentary at our September audited results announcement.”

MYR shares were at $0.515 per share at the time of writing, an increase of 9.57 percent from $0.29 at 2021 and just below their $0.475 levels at 2020.

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Recycle Spent Batteries instead of Buying New Ones

Lithium-ion batteries are considered to be the best rechargeable batteries. However, when you look at them, you will see that they are very inexpensive compared to other rechargeables and that’s why they are being dumped. What does this mean for you? It means that if you want to help Mother Nature, the environment and your pocketbook, you should buy Lithium-ion batteries.

Environmental Impacts Another major environmental impact associated with Li-ion batteries is the chemical waste created during manufacturing. Manufacturers typically pour batteries down a drain and then dump all of the discharged liquid into a nearby lake. Because manufacturers are so secretive about exactly what goes inside their rechargeables, it makes it very difficult to recycle them properly. Li-ion batteries contain two chemicals, both of which are dangerous to the environment. Residues from these chemicals can make their way into water supplies, causing pollution.

Nickel Metal Hydride is the primary component in Li-ion batteries. This metal is very brittle, so it is frequently mixed with graphite to create a stiffer metal. When combined with nickel, the battery’s energy density is substantially increased, which increases its range of applications. Unfortunately, this increase in energy density also makes the batteries more expensive to manufacture, so they are rarely sold for cheap.

Lead sulphates, commonly referred to as SHS, are commonly used as additives in new Li-ion batteries. Although they are highly toxic, they are still used because they improve the battery’s ability to store energy more efficiently. Unfortunately, they are extremely dangerous to the human body and create numerous health problems once they are released into the environment. Once released into the environment, they tend to seep into water supplies and eventually find their way into seafood. Fish and wildlife are often fatally ill from ingesting lead sulphates, which means that this particular use of additives could be contributing to the decline of global fish populations.

Lithium extraction is a process that does not include toxic chemicals. Instead, this process uses only clean, natural processes to extract the lithium from the raw materials. Lithium metal is often extracted using electrolysis or cold processing. Lithium metal ions are captured using electrodes, and the positive and negative charges are separated out. The resulting compound is then treated using oxygen or water to remove any remaining particles or organic compounds.

There are, however, some limitations to lithium-ion batteries’ environmental impact. One limitation is that these batteries release significant amounts of electricity into the atmosphere. The emissions can be harmful to the environment if the car runs on fossil fuel for extended periods of time. However, lithium-ion batteries do produce a small amount of carbon dioxide when charging, so it is important to keep the vehicle’s engine running at maximum efficiency.

In addition, lithium-ion batteries have a relatively short life span. This is mainly due to the fact that the materials used in their manufacturing are not capable of producing adequate amounts of energy to allow the batteries to work continuously. Instead, most li-ion batteries lose their ability to store energy over time, which causes them to be recharged every now and then. Unfortunately, recharging can lead to the batteries being discharged to a low state, which requires another recharge. This process of recharging can seriously affect the battery’s ability to retain power over long periods of time, thereby causing it to be unable to power most electronic devices. Lithium-ion batteries also experience what is referred to as memory degradation, whereby their performance deteriorates with time.

Because of these environmental problems, many people have begun to use lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, especially for household applications. Li-ion batteries are becoming more popular because they are less expensive than other types of batteries, but they still have their disadvantages. A better choice would be to recycle the spent batteries rather than purchasing new ones.