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Stockbook TSI is now available

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Individual Animal Management

Duncan Lance
Manager, Cressbook Merinos

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Financial Management

Katrina Bloomfield
Owner, Karori Pastoral Co Pty Ltd

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Practical Farming & Financial Software

Our range of livestock management and accounting programs

PS Stockbook

PS Stockbook

Individual Livestock Management Software that links with eID scales & readers
PS Cashbook Plus!

PS Cashbook

A user-friendly accounting program for the business owner and accountant.
PS Farmbook

PS Farmbook

Manage all farm records, including mob movements and enterprise costs.
PS FarmMap

PS FarmMap

Ideal for property planning and future farm development.

Building small business and agricultural software since 1992

We are the only software company that delivers management, production and accounting solutions that address the four components of any farm business, being:

  • Complete financial software for farming, grazing, horticulture and other business operations
  • Livestock software for Australian & New Zealand beef & sheep producers
  • Farm management
  • Farm planning

It is our primary goal to build the capacity for our clients to recognise and take advantage of opportunities when they present.

How do our clients take those opportunities:

  • Have up to date and accurate information
  • Use that information to effectively budget and plan

Our staff and directors bring a unique combination of IT development skills, accounting, business, and importantly, agricultural skills to deliver business solutions that build farm profitability and sustainability.

Our software collects your data and analyses it to provide you with information that:

  • Shows you which parts of your business are the most profitable – and why
  • Makes it simple to manage your finances and your livestock
  • Helps your farm planning by mapping and costing your property’s operations – and test-drive improvements

Practical Systems
Practical Systems17/01/2017 at 11:34pm
A new Nuffield report has been published today from 2014 Scholar Hannah Marriott. Her report focuses on Individual Animal Management (IAM) in commercial sheep production, allowing for more accurate identification of superior and inferior stock and she makes some great recommendations.

#NuffieldAg #eID #Stockbook #IAM
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Practical Systems16/01/2017 at 9:27am
LEAVING nothing to chance is one of the philosophies of the Attard family of Gostwyck Merino, New England region.
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Practical Systems15/01/2017 at 7:52pm
Agriculture Victoria eID Producer Workshops

Register for a workshop or call 136 186 for more information.

Agriculture Victoria is conducting workshops in north-west Victoria during February to assist sheep and goat producers with the adoption of electronic identification.

All sheep and most breeds of goats born in Victoria from 1 January 2017 require an electronic NLIS (Sheep) tag before they leave their property of birth.

Visit our website for location where Chris Hink's will be available to discuss your Software and Hardware requirements.

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Latest News

01 Dec 2016
Practical Systems November eNews
Less than a month until Christmas and there's no sign of things slowing down soon.   The imminent release of Hosted Cashbook and our PS Stockhand app in addition to the recent changes for...
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31 Oct 2016
Practical Systems October eNews
There is much to look forward to; we have a range of new product enhancements to be released over the next three months. Let me use this opportunity to let you...
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02 Sep 2016
Practical Systems September eNews
August was a terrific month for us with Francis and Chris and myself attending a range of events all over the country. We met new customers and talked to our customers and privy to...
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29 Jul 2016
Practical Systems July eNews
A wet winter, very strong livestock values, all looks good. The business rules are changing but they remain the same. My re-occurring conversation with customers it’s all about managing inventory which...
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