Transforming Agriculture

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.



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Man in field looking at crop with magnifying glass

Curiosity didn’t kill the cat

The old saying ‘curiosity killed the cat’ originates from the idea that to stay safe, you should do only what’s known. If you follow the normal, accepted practice and don’t step out into the unknown, everything will be just fine. The cat will be okay. I believe that those of ...
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Overgrazed landscape.

When is a drought man-made?

A few months ago I was in southern NSW. A group of us were going out to see a property after lunch, which was about 50 minutes away. Just prior to lunch and during lunch we were rejoicing over some good solid rain. It turned out to be between 11 ...
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What’s On?


Tue 24

RCS Business Fundamentals Workshop – Inverell, NSW

September 24 @ 8:00 am - September 26 @ 5:00 pm AEST
Inverell New South Wales
Tue 24

RCS Soil Solutions Workshop – Emerald QLD

September 24 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm AEST
Emerald QLD
Thu 26

RCS Soil Solutions Workshop – Proserpine QLD

September 26 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm AEST
Proserpine QLD
Oct 01

Quantum Leap Level 1 Workshop – Emu Park, Qld

October 1 - October 3
Emu Park Qld
Oct 09

RCS Pasture to Pocket – Sale, Vic

October 9 - October 11
Victoria

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What people are saying

The best thing about the GrazingforProfit™ School was having the tools presented to gain success from working on the land. Also, having the battery charged to step out and have a go. Remove all doubt, this course is a good investment, not just for the grazier but any person interested in improving performance on any level will get something from this.

Clarke Kelly, Moree, NSW

2015-03-11T17:36:23+10:00

Clarke Kelly, Moree, NSW

The best thing about the GrazingforProfit™ School was having the tools presented to gain success from working on the land. Also, having the battery charged to step out and have a go. Remove all doubt, this course is a good investment, not just for the grazier but any person interested in improving performance on any level will get something from this.
If you really want to change your life, enrol now and attend GrazingforProfit™. I know you will be saying you can’t afford the time or cost, but I guarantee if you really want to change, you will be returned both your time and money at least tenfold. What other investment gives you that kind of return?

Simon Menzel, Branxholme, VIC

2015-03-11T19:55:25+10:00

Simon Menzel, Branxholme, VIC

If you really want to change your life, enrol now and attend GrazingforProfit™. I know you will be saying you can’t afford the time or cost, but I guarantee if you really want to change, you will be returned both your time and money at least tenfold. What other investment gives you that kind of return?
The whole RCS Next Steps process put us and our business in good stead for the next chapter of our journey. After doing this program, we are definitely headed in the right direction and we are well prepared to get the most we possibly can out of ExecutiveLink™.

Anita Dennis, Blackall, QLD

2015-03-11T19:57:41+10:00

Anita Dennis, Blackall, QLD

The whole RCS Next Steps process put us and our business in good stead for the next chapter of our journey. After doing this program, we are definitely headed in the right direction and we are well prepared to get the most we possibly can out of ExecutiveLink™.
In our experience, working with RCS consultants on a monthly basis has unified, structured and challenged our business. Our communication and decision making is more effective.

Andrew and Claire Mactaggart, Marlborough, QLD

2015-03-11T19:58:45+10:00

Andrew and Claire Mactaggart, Marlborough, QLD

In our experience, working with RCS consultants on a monthly basis has unified, structured and challenged our business. Our communication and decision making is more effective.
RCS brings great and transformational benefits to rural people including the simple bringing together of positive and innovative people to give each other more momentum. Congratulations to all at RCS for truly making a difference for your clients and for the environment.

Rod O'Connell, Chelmer, QLD

2015-03-11T19:59:38+10:00

Rod O'Connell, Chelmer, QLD

RCS brings great and transformational benefits to rural people including the simple bringing together of positive and innovative people to give each other more momentum. Congratulations to all at RCS for truly making a difference for your clients and for the environment.
An independent report commissioned by DAFF in 2012 concluded after surveying 1050 producers that RCS was the strongest national consulting firm in terms of capacity to provide information and advice.

Independent study commissioned by Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) 2012

2015-12-18T15:41:25+10:00

Independent study commissioned by Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) 2012

An independent report commissioned by DAFF in 2012 concluded after surveying 1050 producers that RCS was the strongest national consulting firm in terms of capacity to provide information and advice.
RCS as an organisation isn’t an organisation. It’s a cleverly gathered group of people with wide ranging knowledge, varied experiences, and an experimenting and pioneering ethos. RCS support people, families, businesses and communities, innovating, developing and improving by clever design and constantly liberating potential. If the world were flat, RCS would want to live on the balcony beyond the edge. Extraordinary people, extraordinary creation.

Allan Parker, Managing Director of Peak Performance Development Pty Ltd and Author, May 2016

2016-05-30T15:24:16+10:00

Allan Parker, Managing Director of Peak Performance Development Pty Ltd and Author, May 2016

RCS as an organisation isn’t an organisation. It’s a cleverly gathered group of people with wide ranging knowledge, varied experiences, and an experimenting and pioneering ethos. RCS support people, families, businesses and communities, innovating, developing and improving by clever design and constantly liberating potential. If the world were flat, RCS would want to live on the balcony beyond the edge. Extraordinary people, extraordinary creation.


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We genuinely care about the well-being of our clients. Since 1985 we have worked with clients to see our vision for agriculture become a reality. RCS exists purely to see happy people running productive, profitable businesses using regenerative management practices that leave the land in a better condition than we started. We work closely with you to help you through the challenges that implementing change can bring. It is the one thing to point out to you that you have a problem or need to improve in a particular area; it is another to be at your side leading and coaching you through the process. That is the RCS difference. We work closely with you to understand the complexity of your individual circumstance and work with you to develop a process to implement improvement that is customised to your unique situation and your ability to handle change. We are committed to developing long-term relationships. We are renowned for our follow up support and become a “part” of most families and management teams we work with. RCS is now starting to work with a large number of 2nd and even 3rd generation clients! RCS has the best clients! We also have a team of experienced and passionate people working across Australia. All of our key delivery people started as RCS clients! It is safe to say we can honestly empathise with you as we do our best to understand your unique circumstances. If you didn’t get amazing value out of working with RCS, we wouldn’t still be here!
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RCS - Resource Consulting ServicesTuesday, September 17th, 2019 at 4:38pm
Dubbo Farming & Grazing for Profit School wrapped up today, and what an awesome week it was! Our thanks go to all 46 amazing participants. Enjoy the graduation dinner tonight - you've certainly earned a few celebratory drinks!

A very special thank you goes to our field trip hosts Brendan and Claire Booth. These guys are doing some really interesting stuff on their property near Dubbo. We highly recommend following them on their Facebook page, Booth Agriculture!
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RCS - Resource Consulting ServicesMonday, September 16th, 2019 at 5:11pm
An experienced station hand is required for a progressive New England beef cattle seedstock operation, 30km from Glen Innes.

Reporting to the Cattle Manager and working closely with the current enthusiastic management team, the successful applicant will:
✅Undertake and be experienced in cattle, water, and grass/nutrition management;
✅Possess the ability to work unsupervised;
✅Be self-motivated, honest, have an eye for detail, good flexible attitude and willingness to learn; and
✅Be competent in fence and general property maintenance.

Ongoing training and education will be provided. Experience in seedstock operations, AI breeding programs, cell grazing, LSS, own working dogs and horses is preferred. Side by side buggy is supplied.

A salary package negotiable, which will include a modern four-bedroom home, and school bus is 7km from home.

To apply, please email current resume including experience and references to Geoff Putland – geoffreyputland@gmail.com and CC James Barnet – jbarnet@rcsaustralia.com.au, or email for further information.
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RCS - Resource Consulting Services shared a post.Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 9:15am
Did you miss the 'Creating Drought Resilient Farming Businesses' event at Wilmot earlier this year? It sure was a information packed day. And thanks to Maia Technology Pty Ltd, you can now watch all sessions from the comfort of your own screen! Sign up below to get access.
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Maia Technology Pty Ltd
𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗗𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗙𝗮𝗿𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗕𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗲𝘀 - 𝗙𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗔𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀 FEATURING WORLD RENOWNED GRAZING EXPERTS: Kit Pharo, Bart Davidson, David Mclean, Stuart Austin and Maddy Coleman. WATCH ALL EVENT PRESENTATIONS For a limited time, access all presentations from the MaiaGrazing field day event attended by over 300 graziers. Learn from industry experts who discuss topics such as: - Why the top 20% of Graziers are 3 times more profitable than the rest - Grazing decisions and the ones you can’t afford NOT to make - Why droughts are inevitable …being ready is a choice - The Importance of Quitting the Herd & Thinking Differently Enter your details to get FREE on demand access to all the presentations from the field day.
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RCS - Resource Consulting ServicesWednesday, September 11th, 2019 at 6:14am
Embracing change and building flexibility into their business has seen Grazing for Profit graduates Nick and Alex Anderson retain ground cover, minimise risk and remain cashflow positive despite being well back on expected rainfall.

Great work Nick and Alex, and a wonderful article from The Land 👏👏👏
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RCS - Resource Consulting ServicesWednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 7:01pm
“What do we worry about most? The things that are out of our control. If you like to worry, worry about the things that are IN your control!” - Terry McCosker 28th Aug 2019.

The Farming and Grazing for Profit School has kicked off in Rockhampton today! A packed room ready for a motivating and inspiring week ahead.
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RCS - Resource Consulting ServicesMonday, August 26th, 2019 at 3:05pm
Kenton and Amy Peart are hosting Rabobank's beef field day at their property "Dunvegan" on 18 September. David McLean is among a number of speakers on the day.
RSVP directly to Rabobank by Friday 13 September 2019 - Roma@rabobank.com or phone 07 4624 4100.