Swinbrooks Gatekeeper

Software is our business.
Farmers are our focus.

Swinbrooks Gatekeeper

Software is our business.
Farmers are our focus.

We know farming like no other

Farmers who use Farmplan, stay with Farmplan. For nearly 50 years, our team of
dedicated farming experts have proudly supported farmers with the most
comprehensive and trusted farm management software solutions.


Farmplan is owned by LNRS and is part of Proagrica, the global brand representing its
agricultural portfolio. Proagrica provides critical decision-support to the global agriculture
industry by delivering high value insight and data, trusted workflow tools, proven
integration technology and effective channels-to-market.

The Farmplan story

We continue to grow year on year and have many customers who have been with us from the outset; almost 50 years. We are proud to be able to support our customers as they improve and develop their farming enterprises.

Developing a cloud-based Business & Accounts platform designed specifically for the agricultural industry.

2020

Launched a new cloud-based solution to tackle crop recording.

2018

Farmplan becomes part of Proagrica, the global brand representing RELX’s agricultural portfolio.

2015

Acquired Gatekeeper cropping software, the UK’s leading crop management tool. This marks the beginning of our journey to offer complete farm management.

2014

Explanded our portfolio to include Property Manager.

2001

Acquired by RELX Group, creating a partnership with Farmers Weekly, the UK’s largest agricultural magazine.

2000

Released our first livestock management program.

1993

Launched our first Accounts solution, built specifically for the agricultural industry.

1978

Farmplan founded – Timber cow kennels, silage clams and farm buildings.

1972

Our values define who we are

Confidence

Farmplan empowers farmers to make decisions with assurance and clarity.

Delivering software you can trust that’s built specifically for farmers from the ground up. Giving you complete control of your business, remaining fully compliant and staying one step ahead from a proactive rather than reactive approach.

Supportive

Farmplan is with you every step of the way.

We listen, empathise and respond when the going gets tough because we recognise our customers are our most precious asset. Unlike other software companies we have a dedicated farm-focused, UK based support team with a genuine interest in your business success.

Future-focused

Farmplan ensures farmers are better equipped to succeed in an increasingly complex world.

We develop our products to ensure that they are designed and delivered to fulfill the needs of our customers, now and into the future. We invest in technology and work hard to improve quantity and enhance solutions to help you grow your business.

Expertise

Farmplan understands your business demands like no other.

Our unique blend of people, knowledge and technology have supported the needs of every farm, no matter the size or complexity. With our knowledge and expertise, we help farms enhance visibility on business performance and connectivity of the entire supply chain.

Integrity

Farmplan create greater opportunity through strong leadership.

As part of Proagrica and LNRS we are industry innovators with the skills and know-how to apply effective solutions to challenging tasks. By operating independently from the supply chain, we deliver beyond customer expectations, acting with integrity to do the right thing by farmers in a way you can trust.

We put ‘farming first’

We guide our customers through an increasingly complex business landscape
to ensure they remain truly connected and fully compliant.

Farmplan is the preferred choice for today’s farmers with 95% of our
customers staying with us for over 10 years. It’s what we call ‘Farming First’,
listening to our customers, meeting them face-to-face and helping them
focus on long term success.

Watch our customer stories

These short stories demonstrate the value we can bring to farming businesses and our
genuine desire to help improve productivity, profitability and sustainability whilst
creating a better, everyday life for our customers.

“Farmplan gives me the tools to really evaluate our enterprise performance and adjust for the future.”

Helping farmers succeed in an increasingly complex business landscape.


At Farmplan, we focus on farmers like Esther and develop our products to meet the growing demands and complexity of an evolving industry.

Making sure our farming software tools are designed and delivered to fulfil the needs of our customers, now and into the future. For example, we are investing in cloud based technology so record keeping can be done anytime, anywhere.

“Farmplan software and support gives me valuable time back to be out on farm.”

We’re with you every step of the way..


At Farmplan we focus on people like Henry. Unlike other software companies we have a dedicated, farm-focused support team with a genuine interest in your business success.

We stand shoulder to shoulder with customers, proudly supporting their business well-being and helping them get the most our of their investment.

I can clearly see the health of my business and make decisions with confidence.”

Farmplan empowers farmers to make decisions with assurance and clarity.


At Farmplan we focus on people like Mark. Our extensive range of farming tool provide the essential insight & legislative record keeping he demands to drive efficiency and negotiate change with confidence.

Farmplan is the preferred choice for today’s farmers with 95% of our customers staying with us for over 10 years. It’s what we call ‘Farming First’, listening to farmers like Mark, meeting them face-to-face and helping them focus on long term success.

We put “Farming First”

Many of today’s Farmplan team have first-hand farming experience as they continue to run or support their own farms whilst sharing priceless advice that help farmers have the confidence to maintain a thriving farm business today, tomorrow and into the future.

Farmplan is the preferred choice for today’s farmers with 95% of our customers staying with us for over 10 years. It’s what we call ‘Farming First’, listening to farmers like Mark, meeting them face-to-face and helping them focus on long term success.

“The difference with Farmplan is that it’s very farm focused and they know farming.”

Farmplan are the industry leading software specialists and understand your business demands like no other

For Farmplan, supporting Farmers like Rachel and their business has been our first and last priority for nearly 50 years. Providing the tools, advice and software to help them stay fully compliant and confident to maintain a thriving farm business. With a first rate level of expertise we can support the needs of every farm, no matter the size or complexity.

Meet the Farmplan team

With the majority of our team coming from an agricultural background, there is a wealth of experience across all departments. Being at the heart of the farming community ensures that we remain at the forefront of understanding and tackling the challenges of today’s farmers.

Work for
Farmplan

Our team is what makes us unique. We’re always developing and investing in our solutions but most of all our success is down to the knowledge, dedication and commitment of our team. To learn more about working for Farmplan, and to view our latest job vacancies, please click on the following link.

Need to contact Farmplan?

We’re always on hand to help. We offer many ways for you to get the
answers you need quickly over the phone and by email.