Consulting

BJW has many years of experience consulting and an abundance of expert knowledge allowing each client to receive targeted advice for their individual situation.

All BJW consultants are current active members of the Australian Association of Agricultural Consultants (WA) Inc. (AAAC). From the beginning stages of purchasing a farm to how to manage staff and everything in between, BJW’s consulting expertise is an umbrella of all advisory services. Our diversity in client location, financial scale and enterprise mix allows us to capture some of the most innovative business management principles adopted by the best farmers in the state.

A typical consulting service includes the following:


  • Annual review and budget
  • Crop production advice
  • Livestock production advice
  • Client benchmarking with over 500 farm businesses
  • Farm enterprise analysis
  • Farm purchasing advice and finance applications
  • Farm leasing advice
  • Regular newsletter
  • Strategic and succession planning
  • Machinery appraisal and selection
  • Staff management
  • Cashbook preparation
  • Marketing advice and research
  • Development of business systems

Each of BJW’s consultants have individual experience allowing the business to merge their knowledge in order to maximise the coverage of their services. Tim Johnston has been consulting within Western Australia for the past 25 years, specialising in all areas of farm management, succession planning and long term strategic planning.

As a consultant, David Williams has been working within the Western Australian Wheatbelt for many years with a core focus on farm business management services to growers.

Brent Searle has a long involvement in the agriculture and finance sectors, managing a number of farming operations in Western Australia and New South Wales.

BJW Agribusiness, formerly Bedbrook Johnston, have been active as a business since 1994. Throughout the history of the business, the mix of management and consulting work has provided the business with extensive experience allowing all consultants to advise clients on key issues in their decision making.

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