News & Updates

It seems that there's never a dull moment here at AgRecord. Below are some articles about some of the clever and interesting stuff that our team and our clients have been getting up to. Just click on 'Read More' to see the full article. And don't forget that you can also follow us on Facebook.

Today's Shout Out - Willie Falloon, Wairarapa

Posted in Cloud Farmer Clients

Today's Shout Out is to Willie Falloon from Pinebank Waigroup Angus near Gladstone, Wairarapa.  Willie’s known for his passion for farming and love of pushing boundaries (and resulting worry lines every summer when the dry hits!).  They have an interesting business model that involves helping others into farming via leasing arrangements, they won Wairarapa Sheep & Beef Farm Business of the Year in 2017, they own a top performing angus stud and are generally considere...

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Today's Shout Out - Angus & Ashley Peter

Posted in Cloud Farmer Clients

Today’s Shout Out is to Angus & Ashley Peter who farm at the bottom of the Awatere Valley in Marlborough. Like most of us, they are pretty busy, and in their case that includes an Angus stud, running half bred ewes and wintering lambs in the surrounding vineyards, plus a young family.  On farm audits and the scramble to find everything including animal health information and ASD forms was a hassle they could do without.  Luckily for them there's Cloud ...

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Cloud Farmer refer a mate program

Posted in Other

Did you know that if you recommend us to a mate, and they end up becoming a user of Cloud Farmer, we’ll send you a Thank You of the liquid variety?   How it works: • Tell your friend to go to www.agrecord.co.nz and register for a free, no obligation trial of Cloud Farmer • Where the form asks ‘How did you hear about Cloud Farmer’ make sure they put your name in! • And if they sign up as a user of Cloud Farmer, we’ll send you a special th...

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Checklist for making your End Of Financial Year easy

Posted in Updates & Clever Information

The financial year has ended.  We thought we’d help out and send a checklist of things to think about because the sooner you tidy everything up while it’s still fresh, the better and the easier in the long run (and hey, we all like easy!) Office Admin Ensure your financial software (Cash Manager, figured, xero, MYOB) is up to date and reconciled, inclusive of payroll, transactions & stock tallies.   Ask your accountant for a checklist for the reconciliat...

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Our Tips For Orphan Lambs

Posted in Updates & Clever Information

Whether you're vigilant about lambing beats or run a more extensive operation, most farmers who have breeding ewes end up with one or two (or a lot more) orphan lambs to deal with.  In the spirit of 'enabling, empowering and educating' (some of our core values), here are a few tips that our team have recently learnt: Orphan lambs who land on the doorstep: * Energy (food) first, warmth second.  Warming a lamb up without any energy reserves can stress it more and kill i...

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