The Farm Debt Mediation Bill will go far in helping farmers deal with farm debt, claims Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 11:55

Don’t shut borrower out of mediation

A cost of $6000 for mediation between an indebted farmer and a bank would be at the lower end of the cost spectrum, says Federated Farmers sharemilkers chairman Richard McIntyre.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 June 2019 11:08

Tips for saving fuel

Fuel costs are a hot topic everywhere, added to the rising costs of compliance and licensing. Here are some tips on how to reduce fuel consumption and lower costs for rural businesses.

Published in Management
Friday, 12 February 2016 20:24

BNZ invests in farm accounting software

BNZ has announced its plans to make a cornerstone 17% investment in cloud-based farm accounting software provider, Figured Ltd.

Published in General News
Saturday, 31 October 2015 16:00

Keep constant watch on finances: specialist

Craig Sanders, agribusiness and cloud accounting specialist at Crowe Horwath, says farmers need to look at their financial information more often.

Published in Management
Friday, 23 October 2015 09:23

Bank says it will back farmers

Westpac wull support its dairy customers to the tune of about $2/kgMS deficit in their cashflow this year, says Mark Steed, head of agribusiness and property.

Published in Agribusiness
Sunday, 27 September 2015 07:33

Helping farmers tackle the financial void

Farmers are being urged to speak courageously about the reality of their financial problems.

Published in Management
 

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