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The Power of Planning

By Brian Eccles, Managing Director CRS Software Ltd It’s pleasing to see a significant number of clients having a crack at drafting next year’s budget.  It’s my impression this is a bit later than normal which is hardly surprising given the harshness of the drought, and the extra work this…

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Expenses vs. Revenue: How’s your Farm Tracking?

We’ll be releasing a series of blog posts to help you understand where your farm business stands according to several key measures that can be calculated right from Cash Manager Focus. We want to help you leverage your strengths and eliminate any weaknesses, so you can start achieving your goals,…

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Guest post: Are you ready for Pay-Day Filing?

This guest post was written by the team from PaySauce. Find out more about our integration with PaySauce here. If you’ve got a few extra hands on farm, you might’ve heard that your PAYE filing is going digital on April 1 2019. Inland Revenue’s “payday filing” scheme means you’ll have to file…

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Cashmanager RURAL ‘Bank Feeds’ release

Cashmanager RURAL ‘Bank Feeds’ now live A lot’s been happening since we established the Cashmanager RURAL development roadmap last year. The ‘Bank Feeds’ release is another milestone on the journey that has included the launch of cloud reporting, consolidated farm reporting, connections to XERO and MYOB and a new dairy forecaster….

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Focus on your farm budget to front foot decisions

Focus on your farm budget to front foot decisions No matter the conditions, maintaining a strong focus on your farm budget makes all the difference when it comes to front footing your farm decisions. With borrowings for dairy farmers set to increase, it’s an excellent time to put the lens…

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FarmIQ integration is live – good news for red meat farmers

FarmIQ integration is live – good news for red meat farmers The exciting new integration between Cashmanager RURAL and FarmIQ saves time and reduces effort by sharing livestock data. It enables farmers that use both systems to send their livestock data from FarmIQ to Cashmanager RURAL. This is the beginning…

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Better dairy benchmarking

Better dairy benchmarking – Dairy NZ’s DairyBase and Cashmanager RURAL launch trial Cashmanager RURAL and DairyBase have joined forces to bring customers a better understanding of farm performance. A pilot is underway to provide more up-to-date benchmarking data, allowing dairy farmers to make more timely decisions. Every two months, farms…

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Seven steps to creating a cashflow forecast

You can create a plan that achieves your personal and business goals and ensures buy-in and ownership from everyone in the team by following these simple steps. STEP 1 Get together with the team who manages the farm. It’s the people in your team that will make your plan succeed…

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Good communication for improved banking relationships

What is good communication? Improving communication with your bank can be as simple as providing Cashmanager RURAL reports regularly as the year progresses. Clients that take a proactive approach and keep the bank informed throughout the year comment that their financier is far more supportive. EFS Report – The Economic…

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Bank importing makes life easier

“Importing my bank statement eliminates errors and makes reconciling a breeze.” Mel Handyside, Award winning Sheep, Beef and Cropping Farmer, South Wairarapa. Award winning South Wairarapa farmers Mel and Ed Handyside have a lot to manage on their 930 ha sheep, beef and mixed cropping farm ‘Te Hopai’. Raising a…

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