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Farming forum Rural Community launches

Cashmanager RURAL is committed to improving farm performance and our latest development, Rural Community, delivers on this promise. Our new interactive forum, Rural Community, has launched. Rural Community provides a place for like-minded rural people to share news, views, discuss topics and ask questions. The Community team. Back L-R Anna…

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Extended coding for in-depth reporting

It’s all in the detail for South Canterbury dairy farm owner Cara Gregan. Cara knows the value of being able to pinpoint exactly where money is being spent in their farming businesses, which are divided into two dairy units milking about 1000 cows between them, and using that information to…

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Know your financial position

Knowing exactly where they sit financially is key for successful Dannevirke dairy farmers Mark and Jaime Arnold. The Arnolds are 50/50 sharemilking near Dannevirke, Hawke’s Bay, and milk 520 cows. They were the national winners of the Share Farmer of the Year at the Dairy Industry Awards for 2016. The…

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Managing multiple budgets

Why have multiple budgets? How often do you think about different ‘what if’ scenarios that could make significant changes to your business? Whether it’s leasing the next door neighbour’s block or as simple as comparing two different interest rates for debt servicing. While you’re working through these scenarios are you…

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Environmental compliance made easy

Central Hawke’s Bay farmer Sherrie Bird is using Cashmanager RURAL to help record all the information she needs for her Farm Environmental Management Plan, making environmental compliance easy. Sherrie, who farms a sheep and beef property near Waipukurau, is in the Tukituki catchment. The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council (HBRC) requires…

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How to: Direct Credit in Cashmanager RURAL

Direct Credit is the electronic payment of bills, where money is transferred from your bank account to your supplier’s bank account, without you having to write cheques. This saves time, as well as saving money spent on envelopes and stamps. Cashmanager RURAL will generate a special transfer data file, which can…

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Powerful planning

Research tells us that businesses with a business plan outperform those who don’t. A good plan gives confidence, focuses energy and becomes a basis to capture good ideas from others. Planning is a process, not a destination, and most of us need help, and to be reminded of the importance…

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Farming technology pioneer Ian Campbell passes away

Innovative Wairarapa farmer, technology pioneer and founder of CRS Software, Ian Campbell, has passed away. Campbell was ahead of his time, an early adopter of technology, and he saw the value it could add to farming businesses. Both in farming, and in the IT space, he had the vision and…

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Rural Community – launching soon

We’re very excited to share with you the news of our newest development here at Cashmanager RURAL – Rural Community. Launching soon, Rural Community is an interactive forum where like-minded people can share news, views, discuss topics and ask questions. Rural Community will be a forum where general farming topics…

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CRS Software supports farmers

Cashmanger RURAL wanted to show our support for drought-affected farmers in North Canterbury. We were proud to sponsor a group of farmers to attend the Super Rugby game in Christchurch, Crusaders v Hurricanes, recently. Organised by the North Canterbury drought relief committee, the trip included attending the game as well…

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