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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 Systems23/03/2017 at 12:12pm
All set up for the Balmoral Sire Evaluation. Call in and speak with Chris Hinks if you are attending today.
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Practical Systems22/03/2017 at 10:01am
Chris will be at the Balmoral Field day tomorrow, make sure if your around you check out the day and listen to the great lineup of speakers including Nathan Scott from Achieve Ag Solutions & Achieve Livestock Marketing
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Practical Systems20/03/2017 at 3:08pm
Chris is at the final EID information session at Moama. Another great roll up.#gallagher #agvic #vff

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01 Feb 2017
PS Stockhand
   What is Stockhand?  Stockhand is an app that synchronises with your Stockbook data. This means that all of your animal information is available on your smart phone or tablet. With...
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31 Jan 2017
Practical Systems January eNews
Here we are, it is 2017 with the traditional January hot weather and summer storms.It is an exciting time with the release of our...
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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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Lachlan Campbell

There are few farmers more knowledgeable of Practical Systems’ PS Cashbook Platinum program than Wellington grazier and PS Cashbook trainer, Lachlan Campbell. While he acknowledges that the Advanced PS Cashbook...

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After collecting all manner of data from beef cattle since 1996, Coolah’s Krissi Kuhn knows only too well the importance of having a streamlined data management system. “For us, it’s...

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