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Drive decision making with Cashmanager RURAL

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017


Active use of Cashmanager RURAL helps generate discussion, explore different scenarios and drive decision making for Southland dairy farmers Katrina Thomas and James Dixon. The couple own their 317 hectare milking platform at Wreys Bush, where they are in their seventh season since converting from sheep farming to dairy. They have a contract milker and this season anticipate milking about...

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Accredited Partner – Alexanders

Friday, June 9th, 2017


Our Accredited Partner Programme is designed to recognise those accounting firms we regard as experts in the agricultural sector. They have demonstrated outstanding knowledge of Cashmanager RURAL, and can help add value to your farming business. In this blog we profile Canterbury practice, Alexanders. Agri-specialist accountancy practice Alexanders is based in Canterbury, but their client base is spread around the country,...

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Accredited Partner – Brown Glassford

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017


Our Accredited Partner Programme is designed to recognise those accounting firms we regard as experts in the agricultural sector. They have demonstrated outstanding knowledge of Cashmanager RURAL, and can help add value to your farming business. In this blog we profile Christchurch practice, Brown Glassford and Co Ltd.         Brown Glassford have a long history providing specialist farm...

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Accredited Partner – Johnston O’Shea

Monday, May 22nd, 2017


Our Accredited Partner Programme is designed to recognise those accounting firms we regard as experts in the agricultural sector. They have demonstrated outstanding knowledge of Cashmanager RURAL, and can help add value to your farming business. In this blog we profile Northland-based accountancy practice, Johnston O'Shea. Charmaine O’Shea is a Northland-based rural accounting specialist with a passion for farming and a...

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Value in financial monitoring

Monday, May 22nd, 2017


As both a farm owner and senior agribusiness manager with Westpac in Ashburton, David Whillans knows the value of strong financial monitoring. David says the majority of his customers use Cashmanager RURAL for financial monitoring, and most are online. “The majority of them have given us access to view their Cashmanager and we just find it invaluable from a relationship...

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Partner Accreditation program launches

Friday, May 12th, 2017


Cashmanager RURAL’s new Partner Accreditation program has launched and the first accredited accounting practices have been found. The program was developed to help add value to farming businesses by recognising and accrediting those accounting practices demonstrating excellent knowledge of Cashmanager RURAL. The Partner Accreditation program creates a specialist community of accredited partners, who have been tested and certificated as having...

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Aging livestock – how does it work?

Friday, May 12th, 2017


All livestock are assumed to age-up at the end of the financial year - an R1 steer becomes an R2 steer and a ewe hogget becomes a 2th ewe. This article explains the reason why all livestock age up, gives examples and lets you know some handy tips to make sure you age livestock correctly. Aging livestock at the end...

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Technology adds to bottom line

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017


Technology is evolving at a rapid pace and farmers who can adapt and take advantage of new technology solutions to help drive decision making will likely gain a market advantage. The Business of Farming event, organised and run by ANZ, recently highlighted the technology opportunity for red meat farming. The aim was to explore technology solutions that could help farmers...

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Habits of top performing red meat farmers

Sunday, April 30th, 2017


What sets top performing farmers apart from the rest of the pack? Top farmers have many common traits, one of them being that they are generally good financial managers. Speaking at the Business of Farming event, organised and run by ANZ, Agri Regional Manager Sean Stafford spoke about the habits of red meat farmers operating in the top 20%, and how...

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Efficiency boost #3: Scan my Bills

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017


COMING SOON TO ALL ONLINE CUSTOMERS Save time and boost productivity with our latest innovation, Scan my Bills. This feature is an automated invoice scanning and document storage service, giving you and your clients accurate records every time. A paperless office is now one step closer with Scan My Bills. The service is free and it works seamlessly with bank...

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