Sheep & Beef Farmer Testimonials

These farmer testimonials from Cashmanager RURAL users explain what our clients love about CRS Software products, and the benefits of using a software solution designed especially for farmers. Cash Manager Focus is the next generation of Cashmanager RURAL, and continues our legacy of helping farmers to see the big picture and make decisions with confidence.

Sam And Rodney Kjestrup

Sam and Rodney Kjestrup

KayJay Angus, Masterton

“Cash Manager does save us time with it’s up to date stock reconciliation and having online bank feeds. It also keeps the business all in one place with the ability to pull out reports on different areas of the business at any one time.”

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Matt & Lynley Wyeth

Spring Valley Enterprises, Masterton

“You have to have ownership of the direction of your business. If you don’t know where you stand financially through the season you’re throwing a dart. If you’re not budgeting you’re not planning for success.”

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Mel & Ed Handyside

Sheep, Beef and Cropping Farmers, South Wairarapa

“Now, with the click of a button, my bank statements are imported directly from my bank into my Cashmanager RURAL. It’s quick, easy and hassle free. It also gives me greater confidence because I know the data is accurate.”

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Rob & Lucy Thorneycroft

2015 Wairarapa Farm Business of the Year, Tiraumea

“It’s great how Cashmanager RURAL is living software, they’re always updating it and trying to improve it and make it more streamlined for farmers. It’s tailor-made for farmers, which is a great thing because it makes it more user friendly and enjoyable to use.”

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Pascale & Simon Carthew

Carthew Genetics, Kimbolton

“Cashmanager RURAL comes from a farming background and added the accountancy. The farming is by far the most important thing.”

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Sherrie Bird

Sheep & Beef Farmer, Waipukurau

“For me, the benefit is it’s given me a tool to do it once, do it properly, using Cashmanager RURAL. It helps make it easy to comply. I don’t like duplication, I just want to comply so I can do other things with my time.”

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Peter & Ally Apthorp

2016 Tararua Sheep & Beef Farm Business of the Year, Pahiatua

“You can look at the total business as a whole or filter out the new business. It’s easy to see how each one is performing.”

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Lisa Marcroft

Drystock, Te Akau

“I identified that we could really benefit from moving from a few figures in dad’s notebook and bank account to having a budget, forecasting and reviewing the variances in the budget.”

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Mike McCreary & Liz Casey

Kumenga Farm, South Wairarapa

“Integration is the way forward…What’s really ticking the boxes is Cashmanager RURAL linking to other programmes, that’s huge for us,”

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John & Margaret Shearer

Dairy Farm Owners, Ashburton

“They also know they need to manage the business and keep it in the family for the next generation. They have to get a grasp on the financial implications of what they are doing.”

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Nick Bertram

2014 Dairy Farm Manager of the Year, Featherston

“I like to think I’m a businessman, not just a farmer. I get a kick out of growing equity and pushing the boundaries.”

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Matt & Tracey Honeysett

2015 Hawke’s Bay / Wairarapa Sharemilker / Equity Farmers of the Year, Featherston

“Being part of an equity partnership, we have to be answerable to the other owners. They have access to Cashmanager RURAL and at the end of the month the big thing is revising the budget and doing a variance report.”

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Mark & Jaime Arnold

Dairy Farmers, Dannevirke

“We can’t emphasise how important knowing your numbers is. The accounting side of the business is not my favourite part but I won’t give it up because I can see how much value there is in knowing exactly where we are sitting financially.”

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