One of the questions we’re sometimes asked is “Why do I need Figured when I have Xero already?” It’s a fair question and one we answer through describing the unique nature of farm accounting. Our business started from the ground up as a cloud-first specialist agricultural tool. Figured starts where the standard financial packages end, and better reflects the specific accounting needs of farming.
Jaci and Tristan are born and bred farmers running Hatton Farm, an Organic grass-based Dairy farm in Shropshire, and Proper Good Dairy - supplying their proper good 100% organic pasteurised milk to local communities through vending machines and outlets. We sat down for a quick chat about their diversification through Proper Good Dairy, the importance of planning for the business and how Figured and Xero help their operation.
This month the focus for us has been on the Irish market, with the launch of ifac’s FarmPro service. So to continue that theme, this week we sat down for a chat with one of the farmers currently working with the FarmPro advisory team, William McCullagh, to discuss his operation, the FarmPro service, and how it is helping him.
Oscar van Der Spruit is one of Figured UK’s early users, and as well as running his own business, he also works alongside his son running a Dairy farm in the west of Scotland. We recently sat down for a chat with Oscar to discuss Covid-19's impact on agriculture, the importance of planning, and agritech adoption.