NATIONAL RURAL INDEPENDENTS

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Securing the future for independent resellers
& their farmer customers

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Self made individuals who are unified in purpose
with a vision of the future



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New Retail Insights

New Retail Insights is published by NRI three times a year to share ideas and lead the debate
on the big issues impacting on independent resellers of rural Australia



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About Us

WE ARE NRI

Self made individuals who are unified in purpose with a vision of the future. These are the shareholders of National Rural Independents (NRI) Limited, a prestigious new retail force in rural Australia. With the backing of global supplier companies, NRI was established in 2001 to underpin the prosperity of independent resellers across Australia. NRI is an unlisted public company. It's founders are professional rural resellers who share a vision for a brighter, more prosperous future for fellow independents. Built upon a philosophy of full transparency and equal status, NRI is unique among independent distribution groups, offering true equity and genuine wealth-creating opportunities for all shareholders. And by removing unnecessary links in the supply chain, NRI offers a totally retail-focused, efficient and profitable distribution channel into rural Australia. Quite an achievement in today's challenging rural merchandise market!

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NEW RETAIL INSIGHTS

Covering stories from all around the nation NRI discuss topics that are the talk of the town in agriculture, horticulture, local businesses and general growth in farming. Get to know Your Trusted Farmers by reading the latest issue of New Retail Insights.

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OUR STORES

NRI is among a unique independent group of founders made up of professional rural resellers who share a vision for a brighter, more prosperous future for fellow independents who are unified in purpose.

 

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OUR SUPPLIERS

One of the great strengths of NRI is the quality of suppliers we can draw from. With proven track records and outstanding product ranges, NRI is proud to endorse the following suppliers.

 

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Michael Bowden
HILLS FARM SUPPLIES

Hills Farm Supplies specialise in all facets of animal production. From pasture improvement and agronomy to animal nutrition and health we take a whole farm approach to improving animal productivity. With over twenty years experience in the stockfeed and broader agricultural industries, the owners of Hills Farm Supplies, Anthony Pearce and Michael Bowden, are able to support the products they sell with the knowledge that ensures the correct selection and application of your farming inputs.
Whether a commercial operation or a small block owner we offer a wide range of products, competitive pricing and qualified advice to help make the choice that is right for you. Based in Mount Barker, Hills Farm Supplies is centrally located to enable it to service our clients throughout the Adelaide Hills, across South Australia as well as interstate.

Michael Bowden
Neil Nolan
NAS AGRIBUSINESS - NARACOORTE

NAS Agribusiness is a progressive locally owned and independent, rural merchandise business servicing the South East, Murraylands and Mallee regions of South Australia, as well as the Western Districts of Victoria. NAS is a totally independent Agribusiness, owned by locals and servicing locals. As an independent rural retailer, NAS Agribusiness identified the value of becoming a shareholder in NRI, joining the ranks of over 100 likeminded rural retailers nationally and benefiting from NRI’s national buying power, while retaining the independence to run our business in a manner which allows flexibility to deliver the desired outcomes to our business and those of both our customers and suppliers.

Neil Nolan
Peter Brasnett
LACHLAN AGENCIES

Lachlan Agencies joined NRI in December 2010 and is a family owned and operated company which is now run by the 3rd generation of Brasnett’s Peter & Stephen. It was established in 1973 and has been servicing the Condobolin district for over 40 years. It started out as a pump & irrigation supplier and has now diversified into agricultural chemicals, fertiliser, animal health & nutrition, fencing, welding, seed & general merchandise.

Peter Brasnett
Bernie Delaney
THE DAIRY SHOP

Discount prices on a wide range of generic and brand name farm equipment, fences, tools and supplies with back up and service you can rely on. Nobody does farm and dairy supplies quite like The Dairy Shop. We offer a versatile and affordable array of farm supplies, dairy equipment and milking supplies. Our goal is to provide you with vital pieces of equipment that are not available at the local supply store, and to ship that equipment to you in a timely and affordable fashion. Purchasing equipment has never been this easy and cost effective.

Bernie Delaney
Wes & Lisa Schmidt
AGSAVE MERCHANDISE

Agsave Merchandise is a broad acre farm inputs retailer on the North Eastern side of the Eyre Peninsula. Trading for 30 years, Agsave is a family owned and operated business. Agsave employs local agronomists and staff, who provide a range of agronomic & technical advisory services including farm planning and recommendations. The Agsave team’s primary focus is to service their growers and supply the best available quality products. Agsave aims to minimise costs, maximise yields and produce the best gross margins. We are Agents for Hardi Boomspray parts, Seed & Forage Silo bags, dealers of Davimac Chaser Bins and we also stock a wide range of rural merchandise items.

Wes & Lisa Schmidt
Phil Green
NORTHERN AG

With 60 years combined experience servicing local farmers, Northern Ag’s four agronomists work together to service an area of approximately 5000 square km in the Southern Flinders Ranges. Northern Ag offers high quality agronomic advice & technical services which includes rotation plans, soil testing & crop protection advice. With a full range of crop protection, fertiliser, animal health & general merchandise products on offer, Northern Ag’s friendly staff can help with every situation you encounter on your farm.

Phil Green

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NRI is a unique independent group of founders which are professional rural resellers who share a vision for a brighter, more prosperous future for fellow independents.

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NATIONAL RURAL INSURANCE GROUP

Your Trusted Advisors

For peace of mind, you should buy insurance from someone you know and trust. Majority owned by NRI Independents, the new National Rural Insurance Group offers knowledgeable, local, professional alternative to big-city corporate brokers.

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