Pursehouse Rural

Pursehouse Rural

Growing Together For Success

Contact details

2/127 Sydney Street Muswellbrook New South Wales 2333
02 6543 1999
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Fred Pursehouse originally started in Agricultural Distribution in 1962.

He started a family business servicing Werris Creek and the adjoining Liverpool Plains areas. From its humble beginning as a hardware store in Werris Creek, NSW, Pursehouse Rural has grown to become one of the largest privately owned independent Agribusiness’s in Australia.

The entity is now recognized as a reputable supplier of agricultural chemical, seed, fertiliser, and general farm supplies, equine supplies, pet supplies and stock feed.

1960 – 1970
1962 Fred Pursehouse began selling agricultural products from a hardware store at Werris Creek NSW First branch at Werris Creek NSW expanded in sales both wholesale and retailing agricultural products. The business changed to a full focus on Agricultural Distribution both sales and service.
1970 – 1980
1979 – a branch was opened in Quirindi NSW which became the company Head Office. 1980 – 1990
1981 – Quirindi Groundspray commenced operations (now Techspray)
1986 – Malcolm Pursehouse purchased the business from the other Pursehouse family members.
1986 – Werris Creek Branch was closed and customers serviced from the adjoining town of Quirindi
1990 – 2000
1991 – Gunnedah NSW branch opened
1996 – Pursehouse Rural joined the IHD business group (now AgLink Australia)
1998 – Coonabarabran NSW branch opened.
2000 – 2010
2001 – Mullaley NSW branch opened
2002 – Narrabri NSW branch opened
2006 – Three branches acquired in Southern Queensland (Pittsworth, Melrose and Allora)
2007 – Boggabri NSW branch opened
2007 – Pursehouse Rural commences a joint venture business with AGnVET Services with 7 branches in Northern NSW and Queensland under the AGnVET RURAL brand.
2008 – Clifton QLD branch opened
2009 – AGnVET RURAL branch opened at Ayr in Northern Queensland.
2010 – 2020
2010 – Branch at Warwick QLD acquired – Now Pursehouse Rural Warwick
2011 – Branch at Coolah NSW opened 2013 – Branch at Cecil Plains acquired from AGnVET RURAL – now Pursehouse Rural Cecil Plains
2016 – Tamworth Rural including Moonbi store acquired – Now Pursehouse Rural Tamworth, Pursehouse Rural Moonbi and Saddleworld Tamworth
2017 – Muswellbrook Farmer’s Barn acquired – Now Pursehouse Rural Muswellbrook
2018 – Pursehouse Rural Insurance began operation from Pursehouse Rural Tamworth
2019 – Saddleworld Muswellbrook began trading
2019 – Uralla NSW branch open
2019 – Pursehouse Rural Real Estate commenced operations from Pursehouse Rural Clifton
2020 – Farm HQ Proserpine and Sarina businesses acquired – Now Pursehouse Rural Proserpine and Pursehouse Rural Sarina