The Lean Dairy Farm: Eliminate Waste, Save Time, Cut Costs - Creating a More Productive, Profitable and Higher Quality Farm

The Lean Dairy Farm: Eliminate Waste, Save Time, Cut Costs - Creating a More Productive, Profitable and Higher Quality Farm

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780730368410
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/01/2019
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 0.59(w) x 0.91(h) x 0.08(d)

About the Author

JANA HOCKEN is a veteran Lean business consultant with a background in Toyota, who has assisted hundreds of companies across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, America and Europe. She has been a speaker at numerous events and in 2017 developed the successful LeanFarm training program specifically for farmers.

MAT HOCKEN is a 4th generation farmer and 2017 Nuffield scholar. As well as embracing Lean on the farm, Mat aims to inspire farmer-led innovation, through projects such as The Rural Innovation Lab and FarmCave.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction xi

Part I The concept of ‘Lean’ 1

1 Before we get started … 3

2 What is ‘Lean’? 9

3 Applying Lean to dairy farming 31

Part II 10 Lean tools that will transform your farm 43

4 The 8 wastes on the farm 45

5 5S workplace organisation 91

6 Visual management 141

7 Standard work 187

8 Value stream mapping 231

9 Practical problem solving 261

10 Built-in quality 289

11 Total productive maintenance 309

12 Creating flow on the farm 339

13 Visual planning 355

Part III The culture of a Lean Farm 371

14 Creating the right culture 373

15 People behaviours 379

16 Lean leadership 385

About the authors 397

Index 399

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