NZ farmer run co-operative ATS has appointed well known agri-business leader Rob Sharkie as its acting Group Chief Executive, following the departure of long serving executive Neal Shaw. Click here to read more...
Lowering costs for farming communities
Based in NZ’s co-operative capital, the Ashburton Trading Society (ATS) is a rural supplies co-operative with a growing membership of 3,000+ shareholders. Proudly the ‘real farmers’ co-op’, it operates outlets in Ashburton, Methven and Rakaia.
Formed in 1963, Ashburton Trading Society (ATS) was set up by Mid-Canterbury farmers seeking lower input costs for their farming businesses. This vision continues to drive the growing co-operative today. ATS members have access to over 2,000 Ruralco suppliers covering their farming and personal needs including irrigation supplies, fuel, building supplies, farm machinery, supermarkets, restaurants, clothing, electrical appliances and electricity supply. Click here to read more...
Pay your rates and other council changes through your Ruralco Card
The Ashburton District Council venues now accept the Ruralco Card. You can use your Ruralco Card for the payment of:
Ashburton District Council – rates, dog registrations, building consents, parking fines etc.
EA Networks Centre – gym membership and use, group fitness classes and the aquatic centre (excludes EAT Café)
Ashburton & Rakaia Resource Recovery Parks – waste disposal
Ashburton Public Library – fines and special purchases
Click here to charge your rates to your Ruralco Card today.
Expert tips help calves get the best start
Calving season just got a little bit easier thanks to a new series of online videos from SealesWinslow.
The 2 minute clips provide quick and relevant advice from SealesWinslow nutritionist and quality manager, Wendy Morgan, allowing calf rearers to refresh their knowledge and access useful information while on the go. Click here to continue reading.