fbpx

News

Read the latest news and resources

Cash Manager Focus- the latest and greatest farm management tool

Nicky Thompson put in the hard yards before going into partnership with a friend to lease a 124h block, at Spotswood in North Canterbury. She managed 7000 ewes in her role as Stock Manager on Debbie and Stewart Andersons ‘Black Rock Station, between Cheviot and Culverden. She also worked as…

Read more

Cash Manager Focus – a positive change!

Hawkes Bay farmers Sarah and Roy Kingston have made a couple of recent changes … both designed to make life easier. The couple bought a 170h property of easy to flat terrain, about 15 minutes from Waipawa, and Sarah says they are enjoying the change to an easier terrain having…

Read more

From Cash Manager RURAL to Focus – over thirty years and still a fan!

Northland farmers Jo and Geoff Crawford run a dairy and beef operation on three blocks ,all within a twenty-minute radius. The couple live on the home block at Kauri, farm another block at Hukerenui and a third at Hikurangi where they milk 1300 cows and raise all their calves, under…

Read more

Shifting to Cash Manager Focus was a great move!

Eskdale based farmer Frank Martin moved from Cash Manager RURAL to the cloud-based Cash Manager Focus (Focus) package in December 2019 and his advice for other farmers considering the move is … just do it! Frank says there is no need for concerns about the migration process plus Focus really…

Read more

Tasman’s Debbie Win says Cash Manager Focus is the best!

Debbie and Arthur Win are big fans of Cash Manager Focus and say they haven’t looked back since moving from Cash Manager RURAL to Focus in November last year. Debbie says she loves Focus because it’s so straightforward – you open the programme and it goes straight to your dashboard…

Read more

Cash Manager Focus delivers less time in the office ..more time on-farm!

Caroline Smith runs 150 South Devon cows and 380 hinds on 240h of hill country on the Napier-Taupo Road – not far from the Mohaka River. With the deer and breeding cows, plus finishing steers, and two daughters Holly (7) and Clara (4) you’d be right to imagine she is…

Read more

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…

Read more

Cash Manager Focus … your accountant also a fan!

Lay Associates Chartered Accountants are fans of Cash Manager Focus (Focus) because this farm management software makes their job easier. With offices in Leeston, Rolleston and Ashburton, and a large rural customer base, Lay Associates’ Viv McLachlan says staff are always on the lookout for latest adaptions and technology that give staff and customers an advantage in the competitive financial planning market. She says many of their rural customers manage quite challenging…

Read more

Migrating from RURAL to Cash Manager Focus – easy as! 

Suzie and Brendan Bearman moved their farm financials from RURAL to Cash Manager Focus (Focus) December 2019 and Suzie says the migration process was remarkably straight forward!  The couple milk 420 cows on a self-contained unit at Crichton near Milton and, as with other business owners, they like to keep a close eye on where they are at with their farm budget, more particularly their monthly cash flow.  …

Read more

Cash Manager Focus saves time spent in the office

Taihape dry stock farmer Tom Platts purchased Cash Manager Focus (CMF) to simplify farm management processes and, more importantly, to cut down on time spent in the office. “To be honest I wanted an application that did the hard yards for me – had to be user friendly and easy to operate all of which meant I spent less time in the office, and more time out doing stuff…

Read more