Diversification on farm
We recently sat down for a chat with Lincolnshire farmer, David Dunn, to discuss how he and his family completely changed their family farm from a traditional dairy operation to a diverse farming business - now running a Stabiliser suckler herd, a B&B pig unit, a full nine-stable livery, and third party operation of an an AD plant.
Organic grass-based Dairy farm in Shropshire
Jaci and Tristan are born and bred farmers running Hatton Farm, and Proper Good Dairy - supplying their proper good 100% organic pasteurised milk to local communities through vending machines and outlets.
Covid-19 affects on farming.
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.
Figured in Ireland
With the launch of ifac’s FarmPro service, we thought it would be a great time 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.
Covid-19 affects on farming.
Will is a leading Welsh farmer who runs Natural Wagyu alongside his dairy operation in Pembrokeshire, Wales. We sat down for a chat with him about how Covid-19 is affecting his operations, what he has been doing differently, and what his vision of is for the future of farming after the pandemic.
Strong partnerships for business growth
John and Jess Skermer are the fourth generation to farm the family land in Chatsworth, Victoria. With three kids, their 1700 acre mixed cropping and merino sheep farm is the ideal place to raise their family, while contributing to their long-standing farming legacy.
Collaboration key to financial success
Musselroe Beef is a family-run operation on 6000 hectares in the North East of Tasmania, Australia. Working closely with their accountant at ProAdvice, and rural bank manager at Commonwealth Bank, Musselroe Beef use Figured and Xero to make smart financial decisions focused on a prosperous future.
A clear picture of farm financial performance
Canterbury dairy farmer, Fraser Tasker, owns a 150ha dairy farm, as well as a support and trading property that is used for raising young stock, lamb trading, beef finishing and selling surplus winter feed. Not surprisingly, with so much going on, there’s a bit to keep on top of around the finances of these properties.
Turning the tables when things got tough
Like many dairy farmers, Waikato couple, Wendy and John, found themselves in a difficult position after the challenges of recent seasons. But with Figured and Xero, and support from their key advisers, they have confidently moved forward in a profitable position without the burden of debt holding them back.
Achieving Transparency & Valuable Business Insights
Fourth generation farming operation, McNeil Farming, is one of the largest on the East Coast. Having doubled in size in the last 6 months, they needed a system that would help them achieve real transparency across the entire business.
Time Spent Managing Accounts Halved
Ashburton farmers, Lee-Anne and Norm, run three farms. They have enough to keep them busy without to having to worry about spending long hours on the accounts, which was why they were motivated to start looking for a better solution for managing the finances of their farming business.
Collaboration with the Farming Team
Will Foley is a sheep and beef farmer from Hawke’s Bay who was looking for a comprehensive farm financial management system to look at his whole farming picture – not just the cashflow. Now, Figured is giving him up-to-date information that allows him to make more informed decisions.
A Smarter Way to Farm
Situated to the north of New Zealand’s King Country, Te Awa Rua Station is a rolling 1040ha sheep and beef farm in Te Kuiti managed by a forward-thinking farmer, Tony Riley, who is making confident farming decisions thanks to Figured and Xero. Read more about how it's working for his farm.