I wasn’t really planning on getting finance, but everything just seemed to fall into place this year.
I’m mainly a crop farmer, but also finish quite a few lambs over winter and have gradually been doing more and more. Last year went well – we did about 3,500 – and I was looking to increase the number this year. With store lambs costing approximately about $30 more a head this season, I started exploring different ways to finance the additional cost and Heartland Bank’s Open for Livestock product seemed to be the ideal solution.Read more >
My brother Donald and I have been in a dairy grazing partnership for close to 20 years and normally it’s a fairly self-sustaining operation. However, every few years dairy farmers grow enough feed to look after the cattle themselves, so we purchase our own cattle to graze over winter.Read more >