We are constantly working to improve Farm Focus in response to feedback from our customers, with 6-weekly product updates.
Have a look at our latest new features below. When you’re using Farm Focus, you’ll notice you have access to our feedback tool so you can let us know what features you’d like to see next.
Record your milk production invoice date
Choose your invoice date when you are coding your milk production income to ensure that your production is applied to the correct reporting period. Find out more »
Email tax invoices
Now you can create your tax invoices in Farm Focus and email these directly to your customers. Any tax invoices you send from Farm Focus will be flagged with a SENT icon in your Tax Invoice list. Find out more »
Working plan - copy line 2
Now you can copy information from line 2 of your Working Plan, making it quicker to populate your current plan from past actuals or draft plans. You can copy a whole category or just the extended code, and copy any of your livestock events too. Find out more »
Export ABC report as a CSV file
Now you can choose to export your ABC report as a CSV file. Choose Financial View to show all of your paid, unpaid and partially paid invoices, or choose Payment Date to see only paid invoices. Find out more »
View cents in the ABC report
For a greater level of detail in the ABC report, you can update the report settings to show cents for each amount, rather than a rounded dollar value.
Production detail in EFS report
If you are a drystock farmer, you can now view a snapshot of total kgCW in the EFS report per stock class and category.
Correct coded lines on the Completed page
If you need to correct codes on coded lines, you can do this in the Completed page without opening the transaction or matched invoice – simply click the magnifying glass icon on each coded line to change the code.
Dairy production costs
The Farm Working Cost Tracker is now displayed on the Dashboard, showing the cost per kilogram of milk solid ($/kgMS) on a monthly basis, for better visibility of your total cost of production. Find out more »
View invoice and transaction details
Now you can easily view details of the other party, reference and particulars fields, by clicking on the More details link on the invoice or transaction header.
Set your GST mode
Now you can select your preferred GST mode (inclusive or exclusive) in your tax invoice settings and any new invoices you create will automatically default to your preferred mode.
BNZ direct feeds
BNZ customers can now set up a direct feed from their BNZ bank account into Farm Focus, so that bank transactions automatically arrive every day via a secure connection. Find out more »
Managing your batch payments is now even easier using the new Bill Payments page. Here you can create batches, view outgoing invoices, print invoice lists for review and monitor rolling bank balances. Find out more »
We've improved the code dropdown search. Just start typing a code or a word from the description into the field and Farm Focus will suggest the most likely codes. Use the tab and arrow keys to select the correct code and move to the next field.
Entering non-financial events in the Livestock Plan
Now you can record actual non-financial stock events directly into your Livestock Plan, making it easy to see the impact on stock reconciliation numbers straight away. Find out more »
View or hide non-operating costs in the EFS Report
In the EFS, you can now choose to view non-operating costs, such as loan repayments, personal drawings or the sale / purchase of machinery, providing a fuller picture of your financial position. Find out more »
Editing a planned item in the Livestock Plan
You can now edit the stock class or stock event in a planned item, making it quick to update, or fix any mistakes.
Livestock Reconciliation Report
The Livestock Reconciliation Report offers a summarised annual view of stock movement on your farm.
Crystal Payroll integration
With our Crystal Payroll integration you can export your payroll information directly to Farm Focus from Crystal Payroll, making payday processing even simpler. Find out more »
Now it's even quicker to match your transactions and invoices from the new Quick Matching screen. Select an invoice or a transaction and a list of suggested matches will be presented, allowing you to directly match each item without having to click into the details.
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It's now easy to see your quantities (for example livestock or milk production) on line two in the Cashflow screen of your Working Plan.
Working plan - actuals only view
There is now the option to view actuals only in your working plan, instead of choosing a revision date.
Profit and loss report
A profit and loss report is now available within Farm Focus.
View individual invoices in the Tax Invoice Summary report
Now you can expand the client name field to view individual invoices in your Tax Invoice Summary report, making it easier to manage Aged Debtors.
Add an invoice date to a transaction
You can now add an invoice date to a completed transaction to allocate it to the correct financial year, helping to ensure accurate End of Financial Year reporting.
View stock units by class in EFS report
In the EFS report, opening and closing stock unit values are now listed by class (e.g. beef and sheep).
Hide operating surplus in EFS report
Now you can choose to hide or display your operating surplus in the EFS report, making it easier to share financial information with your team or peers, without disclosing private information such as interest, rent or lease payments.
Management tags within livestock reconciliation
Now, you can assign management tags to opening livestock numbers across different areas of your business, providing a more accurate reflection of stock movements across your operations.
A new access level, "reporting access", allows a user to view, but not create, edit or delete data. Ideal for bankers and others who require read-only access to Farm Focus.
Tax Invoice Summary Report
A new Tax Invoice Summary Report is now available, showing outstanding aging balances.
You can now export a single batch payment file from Cash Manager Focus to pay multiple invoices at once. This is available to customers of ANZ, BNZ, Rabobank, ASB and Westpac.
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Searching for completed transactions
Its now simple to find any completed bank transaction. From the Completed view you can search for transactions by the payment date, amount, or any other field.
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Sort coded lines in your GST return
You can now sort the coded items in your GST return by date, code, other party, description, amount or GST type, making it easier to find a particular transaction or review your GST return.
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Improvements to the Cashflow graph
Now you can see an indication of your overdraft limit and how your plan is tracking i.e. are your OD funds sufficient?