NATIONAL RURAL INDEPENDENTS
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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
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!
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.MORE
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.
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.
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.
J & D SOUTHWOOD
Welcome to J & D Southwood Pty Ltd (established 1956). Southwoods are a rural merchandise and machinery dealer at Maitland located on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. We offer mechanical workshop and on farm repairs and agronomic information to the rural community on Yorke Peninsula.
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.
TERRA AG SERVICES
Terra Ag Services is your professional rural supplier store to the Western Riverina providing specialised agronomy services and agri-products. With over 25 years’ experience in the industry, Mark Zanatta and his team work in conjunction with their clients as stakeholders to strive towards farming excellence by using their local expertise in selection, timing and application of seed, chemical and fertilizer products.
Terra Ag’s solid growth since 2013 is a testament to their highly regarded agronomy services for broad acre irrigation, viticulture and dry land farmers.
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.
KUKERIN RURAL SERVICES
Kukerin Rural Services (KRS) is located in the Great Southern of WA 270km South East of Perth, largely a mixed cropping and sheep area. Owner, Kim Gooding, has been working in the Agricultural Industry all his life, having grown up on a farm in the local area. Kim completed a Bachelor of Agribusiness at Muresk in 2003. Kukerin Rural Services joined NRI in 2009 providing the area with Chemical, Agronomy, Fertiliser, Animal Health, Fencing and General Farm Merchandise requirements. Along with wife Michelle who operates the IGA store adjacent to KRS, they employ 6 wonderful staff members between the 2 business'. Kukerin, it' a great place to live, work and raise a family in what is a young vibrant and very active farming community.
FIND YOUR LOCAL STORE
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.
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.