Sheep and Beef Archives - Farm Focus

Lucy and Tim Mouat

Lucy and Tim Mouat Hawkes Bay farmers Lucy and Tim Mouat have used Farm Focus software, since taking over Springvale Station three years ago as part of a family farm succession plan. Lucy says they looked around and were open to suggestions about a financial management package when their accountant Bevan Condin of Baker Tilly […]

Patrizia and Rod

Patrizia and Rod Patrizia and Rod own Rewa Rewa Station, a 988h hill country farm at Tinui around 40kms from Masterton. They run 4250 Romneys and 140 Angus cattle, plus a flock of one hundred coloured sheep of various breeds, fifty cashmere goats, a small mob of highland cattle but that’s not all their business […]

Pattie and Tony O’Boyle

Pattie and Tony O’Boyle Wairarapa farmers Pattie and Tony O’Boyle are big fans of planning ahead – well ahead so they can assess opportunities and factor in unknowns that rural businesses routinely deal with such as weather, prices and now a pandemic. The couple run dry stock – 80% sheep and 20% cattle – on […]

The Gibson Family

The Gibson Family The Gibson family run sheep and beef on their 550h property at Whareama east of Masterton. The property is a mixture of flat and rolling country divided into two blocks.  From Gibson to Gibson – easy as! Sue and Ian Gibson live on the original home block and their eldest son Alex Gibson and partner Mel, plus […]

Lisa and Graham Richardson

Lisa and Graham Richardson Wairarapa-based Waitawhiti Station has been in the Richardson family for over 150 years and, while run holders Lisa and Graham Richardson are proud of the iconic property’s history, they are also focused on the future using technology not available to their forebears. The 2500h property comprises medium to steep hill country […]

Tania and Andrew Kerr

Tania and Andrew Kerr Using the new time saving attributes was an important driver for Glengarry Road farmer Tania Kerr when she switched to Farm Focus. Tania wears several hats – Deputy Mayor of Hastings District Council, Mohaka Ward councillor, farmer, business owner, parent and a Farm Focus user who believes technology is meant to […]

Graeme and Judy Evans

Graeme and Judy Evans Graeme and wife Judy originally ran a cattle stud on their 68h effective property in Upper Plain, on the southwestern outskirts of Masterton. In May last year they sold the stud and switched to trading dry stock and Graeme says this is where Farm Focus has been a great help. Livestock […]

Juliette Allen

Juliette Allen PaySauce – an invaluable part of Farm Focus! Juliette Allen juggles a few balls, so saving time and money is a priority. Juliette manages the financials on her family farm – an 1100ha sheep and finishing beef property at Ponatahi, 30 minutes south east of Masterton. Being in the heart of the Wairarapa […]

Roger Hamilton

Roger Hamilton Winton farmer Roger Hamilton has been using Farm Focus Ltd (formerly CRS Ltd) software for over thirty years and while, at first glance he wondered if the switch to Farm Focus would be complicated, it was effortless – “moving was simply a matter of pressing the button and the process was seamless.” Switching […]

Andy and Lou Macklow

Andy and Lou Macklow Waipukurau sheep and beef farmers Andy and Lou Macklow switched to Farm Focus just over a year ago and Andy says he’s happy with the move – in fact, he says he has been advising friends to do the same! Farm Focus – just do it! “I’ve told quite a few […]