AMPS Origin Story
From A Need For Research Into Australian Agriculture Arose A Multifaceted End To End Service For The Grower!
1999 | The Beginning
Agricultural Marketing and Production Systems (AMPS) was established 1999 as a new and unique concept in Australian agriculture. AMPS was founded on the principles of improving farmer returns and building rural communities by 23 Farmers in the Liverpool Plains area.
2001 | AMPS Commercial Starts
AMPS Commercial Pty Ltd was started.
The commercial business was started to fund AMPS Research, a non-for-profit organisation investing private money in agricultural research.
2004 | Full Time CEO
Due to rapid growth, the current board of 7 shareholders that has been elected decided it was time for the company to employ a full-time CEO.
2010 | Armatree Commercial Opens
After research trials in the Gulargambone region AMPS opened a commercial site in Armatree.
2011 | Merchandise Outlet
With an ever-growing commercial business in the Liverpool Plains, AMPS constructed a purpose-built merchandise outlet.
2011 | AMPS Buys Business in Moree
AMPS bought Buy Smart AG in Moree due to grower’s interest in the company in that region.
2012 | Armatree Official Opening
The official site opening for Armatree was held.
2012 | Moree Goes Full-Time
The fast growth in the Moree area meant it was time to employ a full-time site manager.
2012 | Limited Company
AMPS Agribusiness is the parent company of the fully owned subsidiary entities.
It became a Limited Company in June 2012 and now has over 60 farmer shareholders from Central and Northern NSW.
2014 | AMPS Moree Official Opening
The construction of the Moree office finishes and officially opens as AMPS.
2017 | 5 Companies + Research
The group now consists of 5 companies + AMPS Research, has 61 shareholders and employs 40 full time members of staff.
Manager: Tony Lockrey
70 Industrial Drive
Moree NSW 2400
Ph: 02 6752 9001
Fax: 02 6752 9002
Manager: Mark Morris
8 Merrigal Street
Armatree NSW 2831
Ph: 02 6848 5951
Fax: 02 6848 5957
Manager: Scott Bennett
109 Wee Waa Street
Walgett NSW 2343
Ph: 02 6828 1025
Fax: 02 6828 1014
Manager: Cliff Bramley
25 Gunnedah Road
Tamworth NSW 2340
Ph: 02 6762 2677
Fax: 02 6762 2678
Manager: Scott Bennett
690 Waverley Road
Caroona NSW 2343
Ph: 02 6747 4988
Fax: 02 6747 4989