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KNOW YOUR FINANCES, GROW YOUR FARM

Plant your future with farming and agriculture accounting software from Sage

Your farm comes first, no question. But you'll need your finances healthy to keep your agriculture business fertilised. Save on admin time and get a complete picture of your farm - from livestock inventory and value to cash flow - and watch your farm grow.

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Get real-time insights into your farm’s finances

Keep on top of your finances with easy-to-use farm accounting software.

  • Get real-time financial reporting and cash flow forecasting
  • Accurately manage your account to keep your agriculture business yield robust
  • Connect your banks to Sage Accounting to import transactions automatically

Get back to the farm faster with automated admin

Whether arable, pastoral or mixed, your farm work should come first.

  • Automate manual data entry tasks and admin
  • Reconcile bank transactions with the click of a button
  • Collaborate in real-time with bookkeepers and accountants

Choose the best accounting software for your farming business

Get full access to your product, and upgrade or cancel at any time. No long-term contracts, commitments or hidden fees.

Accounting Start

For sole traders and limited companies.
per month / excl. 20% VAT*
Get 3 months free
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Accounting Standard

For small businesses working with suppliers, CIS, or with accrual accounting.
per month / excl. 20% VAT*
Get 3 months free

Accounting Plus

For small businesses managing inventory or working in multiple currencies.
per month / excl. 20% VAT*
Get 3 months free
*Get 3 months free, then £14/£28/£36 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
Add Payroll starting at 5 employees from £10.00 per month excl. VAT with the option to add up to 150 employees. Add additional employees in-product at £2.00 per month (Essentials), £4.00 per month (Standard) and £6.00 (Premium). Prices exclude VAT.

Agriculture and farming accounting software FAQs

Farming isn’t just a job, it’s a lifestyle. And we understand that it’s your biggest priority. That’s why Sage Accounting was designed to complement your business. It’s easy to start using, it gives you a clear way to manage your finances and it helps you save time with automated admin so that you can focus on what’s important.

  • Quickly raise quotes and invoices to get paid faster with recurring sales invoices
  • Unlock detailed business information with instant reports of invoices and payments
  • View cash flow forecasts and real-time reports for insights into your finances
  • Keep track of livestock quantity and value
  • Stay compliant generating and submitting compliant VAT returns to HMRC
  • Pay employees on time, every time with Sage Payroll
  • Manage finances and keep on the go with the Sage Accounting mobile app
  • Give your accountant or bookkeeper permission to view finances for greater collaboration

It's straightforward to set up Sage Accounting and then apply the correct VAT rate to your products and services. After providing Sage access to your VAT records, simply hit a button to submit accurate VAT return to HMRC as often as you need.

Whether your focus is poultry, dairy, grain or barley, Sage Accounting is perfect for recording income and expenses for your farming business. You can also sync it with your bank account using bank feeds. Before a self-assessment deadline, you can then hand over all of this information to your accountant, who can submit a return on your behalf.

There are plenty of ways you can save time with Sage Accounting. Here are some examples:

Automate manual tasks

By automating tasks, you can cut down the amount of time you spend on manual data entry to save money and focus on the areas of the business that need the most attention.

  • Set up recurring invoices to avoid starting from scratch each time
  • Add invoices in bulk to save time
  • Get Google Drive integration to get automatic copies of invoices and quotes online
  • Connect your bank and let transactions flow into Sage Accounting for easy reconciliation
  • Make sure that you’ve always got the right amount of stock - quickly view your inventory and create reorder levels and quantities
  • Get inventory reports to see stock information in seconds

Purchase Automation and AutoEntry

Spend less time on admin and more time on your agriculture work with a paperless way to manage receipts. Simply snap, scan or email a photo of your receipts, bank transactions, invoices or other documents for your Sage accounts using Purchase Automation and AutoEntry. Then categorise, publish and share them with your accountant through Sage Accounting. AutoEntry captures tax summaries and full line item details including description, quantity and unit price so it’s an easy way to log the information you need, when you need it.

Other ways to save time:

  • Use dashboards to view your financial data instantly
  • Use real-time data to collaborate faster with accountants or bookkeepers
  • Create and send invoices, easily follow up with clients on outstanding invoices and track the health of your business in real-time from anywhere with the mobile app
  • See a live running total of your tax liabilities, plan ahead and submit to HMRC
  • View cash flow forecasts in real-time to make faster business decisions

Sage Marketplace

Get added functionality with our partner apps which integrate directly with Sage Accounting, giving you back more time to focus on your business.

AutoEntry

Remove the need for data entry

AutoEntry is an intelligent, cloud-based solution which eliminates bookkeeping data entry, so users never again have to type up invoices or receipts.

Castaway

3–way modelling and forecasting

Castaway is a reporting and business modelling solution that allows you to budget, forecast, analyse KPIs, model scenarios and manage consolidations.

Swoop

Raise and save money for your business in minutes

Integrate Swoop with Sage to unlock the right funding solutions across loans, equity, grants, commercial mortgages, and find business savings too.

Syft

Reporting and analytics

Powerful analytics to take you from data to decisions.

See what our farming and agriculture customers have to say

“There’s better things to do with my time than make up for my own mistakes. That’s why I got on board with accounting software.”

Luke Owen
Founder, Luke Owen Rural Services

“We've put everything on Sage Accounting and never looked back. It's brilliant, it's dynamic and it makes my life easy.”

Doug Burton
Director, Arborwood Tree Care

“Able to spend more time with (customers). Time wise Sage is saving me a couple of hours each week.”

Angela Rainey
Owner, PDTKC

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