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Central Plateau Green to Gold II Group
16/04/14  10:30am - 2:30pm
This group uses DairyBase and the Whole Farm Assessment process to thoroughly analyze the host business in relation to the host's goals and then give concise, quality recommendations back to the host . Membership conditions for this group include prior...

Rerewhakaaitu Discussion Group
16/04/14  10:30am - 1:00pm
This Whole Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. This group uses an open forum that draws on the experiences of all its members. Lunch kindly supplied ...

Cashflow Budgeting Workshop - Greymouth
16/04/14 - 17/04/14  10:00am-2:30pm
Keeping your cashflow positive ….DairyNZ's popular cashflow budgeting workshops will be available again in autumn 2014.During the 2-day workshop, farmers will develop a cashflow budget for 2014-15.Budgeting provides a way to take stock of costs and create...

Selwyn Biz Start
16/04/14  6:45pm - 9:00pm
Farm systems, KPI's and benchmarking This group is fully subscribed for the season. Please contact Virginia for further information. Sessions in the Biz Start groups will focus on building business and people management skills to equip you for senior lev...

WTARS Open Day featuring FeedRight Roadshow
16/04/14  10:30am
All your feed questions answered!Hear from NZ's leading experts on cow nutrtitionDr Jane Kay - DairyNZDr Terry Hughes - Synlait FarmsDr Jim Gibbs - Lincoln UniversityMyths will be busted with answers backed up by unbiased information, on-farm research and...

Biz Grow - Managing Multiple Sharemilking Jobs LNI
16/04/14  10.30am
Managing Multiple Sharemilking Jobs - this session we will look at how we can expand our business through running multiple jobs, we will look at risks and benefits, and management . Please note the earlier date change to the 16th April. Contact:Kim Fra...

Tariki Ratapiko Discussion Group
16/04/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Central Hawkes Bay Discussion Group
16/04/14  10.30am
Host Farm, Seasonal Management.   Contact:Grant Brunton - Hawkes Bay ContractorPhone: 027 4955 040Email: grant@morice.co.nz ...

High Altitude Discussion Group
16/04/14  11:00am
Body Condition Score Rally...

SEFOTY Field Day - Northland
16/04/14  10.30am - 2pm
Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year Field Day. Come and see why Lance and Stephanie Oliver are this year's winners.  Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Tokoroa Farm Systems Group
16/04/14  11:00am - 1:00pm
Casey is in his 1st season contract milking 445 cows through a 34 ASHB (auto teat sprayer) with a 300 cow feed pad. Currently all cows are coming onto the pad for PKE & Maize. Areas of consideration for the day: Targeting 185,000 kg MS next season, ...

Dipton Discussion Group
16/04/14  10:30am - 1:30pm
2000 cows+ milked through 2 sheds. Keeping it simple at large scaleWinter feed situation update and milking regime at this stage of lactation (TAD/16hr/OAD). Discuss balancing cow condition and supplement requirements with this year's payout. Dete...

Wintering for Success - South Canterbury
16/04/14  10:15am - 1:00pm
Wintering for Success - Executing your Wintering Plan30% of your farm cost, affecting 100% of your farm performance …in only 60 days. Don’t leave all this to chance!Close on the heels of part one of our wintering campaign ‘Planning your wintering system’ ...

Mayfield/Carew/Westerfield Farm Systems Group
16/04/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
A 2-shed operation - come and hear the challenges this farm went through • What are the lessons learned through the growth period? • Planning for dry-off • From a 1 shed to a 2-shed operation – what has been this farm's experience of the process? • What i...

Woodville Discussion Group
16/04/14  10.30am
Abby Scott Senior Consulting Officer Manawatu/Horowhenua/Northen Wairarapa DairyNZ Mob 021 244 3428 ...

Culverden Farm Systems Group
17/04/14  10:30am - 1:00pm
An overview of the season to date •A look into Kenmare Dairy Ltd performance and management •Focussing on the key end of the season decisions •The team at Kenmare Dairy - how does it work? Contact: Virginia Serra Phone: 021 932 515 Email: virginia.serra@...

Rangiora Under 500 Farm Systems Group
17/04/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
An overview of the season so far- As autumn closes in, what are the key areas to focus on when setting your farm up for next season?- Monitoring BCS and its flow on effects to subsequent milk production and reproductive performance next seasonContact: Noe...

South Wairarapa Discussion Group
17/04/14  10.30am
Maori Education Farm Manager. 980 cows with 3 centre pivots. Making the most of the existing infrastructure and recent monitoring technology.   Contact:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz ...

Clover Root Weevil meeting - Invercargill
17/04/14  10:00am - 12:00pm
Clover Root Weevil coming to a Paddock near you! Clover Root Weevil Workshop and Parasitic Wasp Distribution.If you have Clover root weevil register to take home the biological control, if not come to learn about ithttp://pestweb.co.nz/?pesttypes=clover-...

Clover Root Weevil meeting - Gore
17/04/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
Clover Root Weevil coming to a Paddock near you! Clover Root Weevil Workshop and Parasitic Wasp Distribution.If you have Clover root weevil register to take home the biological control, if not come to learn about ithttp://pestweb.co.nz/?pesttypes=clover-...

Warkworth Discussion Group
17/04/14  11:00am
Contact: Scott Cameron 021 242 5719 scott.cameron@dairynz.co.nz...

Central Grey Valley Farm Systems Group
17/04/14  10.00am - 12.00pm
Come along to gain some skills in assessing BCS correctly • BCS - what are the implications and how best to ensure BCS targets are met • A trained professional will take you through the appropriate steps to achieve maximum accuracy. • Starting to think ...

Okato Warea Discussion Group
17/04/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Katikati Whole Farm Assessment Group
17/04/14  11:00am - 2:00pm
The Katikati Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group. Contact your convenor ...

Mangakino Whole Farm Assessment Group
17/04/14  10:30am - 1:30pm
This Whole Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. This group uses an open forum that draws on the experiences of all its members. Lunch kindly supplied ...

Waikite/Ngakuru/Atiamuri WFA group
22/04/14  11:00am - 1:30pm
This Whole Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. This group uses an open forum that draws on the experiences of all its members. Lunch kindly supplied ...

Buller Farm Systems Group
22/04/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
Come along to gain some skills in assessing BCS correctly • BCS - what are the implications and how best to ensure BCS targets are met • A trained professional will take you through the appropriate steps to achieve maximum accuracy. • Starting to think ...

Okaiawa Inaha Discussion Group
22/04/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Foxton/Motua Discussion Group
22/04/14  10.30am
Abby Scott Senior Consulting Officer Manawatu/Horowhenua/Northen Wairarapa DairyNZ Mob 021 244 3428 ...

SMASH Strategic Planning Workshop - Stratford
23/04/14  10.30am - 2.00pm
Start or refresh your strategic plan. Decision making made easier. An opportunity to develop, or refresh, a strategic plan for your life and business, using DairyNZ's QuickPlan. This workshop will help you get started or take your planning a step fur...

Karamea Farm Systems Group
23/04/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
Come along to gain some skills in assessing BCS correctly • BCS - what are the implications and how best to ensure BCS targets are met • A trained professional will take you through the appropriate steps to achieve maximum accuracy. • Starting to think ...

Norsewood Discussion Group
23/04/14  11am
Ben and Aria are in their 2nd season on this farm milking 370 cows on 125 ha, currently running a season calving grassed based medium input farm. Contact:Julie Morris - Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 222 9023Email: julie.morris@dairynz.co.nz ...

Te Pahu Discussion Group
23/04/14  10.30am - 1pm
Topics for discussion are;  rearing replacements and Riparian planting. Landcare, Waikato Regional Council and DairyNZ will have the expertise and experience available on site to answer all those what when how and why questions Contact: John Vosper,...

Tutira Discussion Group
23/04/14  10.30am
Host Farm, Seasonal Management.   Contact:Grant Brunton - Hawkes Bay ContractorPhone: 027 4955 040Email: grant@morice.co.nz ...

Mid Canterbury Biz Start
23/04/14  6:45pm - 9:00pm
Farm systems, KPI's and benchmarking This group is fully subscribed for the season. Please contact Natalia Benquet for further information. Sessions in the Biz Start groups will focus on building business and people management skills to equip you for sen...

TeMiro/Whitehall Farm Systems Group
23/04/14  11:00am
We are having a shortened farm visit today but adding a visit and talk about the new Cambridge bridge and motorway.Everyone welcome. For more information contact Phil Irvine Phone: 027 483 9820 Email: phil.irvine@dairynz.co.nz...

Pasture Plus - Module 6 Dannevirke : DATE CHANGE
23/04/14  10.30am
Module 6: Our milking season is nearly done, we will look at winter feed budgets, winter management and gearing up for spring. Please note the date change from the 1st May to the 23rd April 2014. Contact:Kim Fraser LNI ContractorPhone: 021 617 808Email:...

Inglewood Egmont Village Discussion Group
23/04/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Urenui Discussion Group
24/04/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Biz Start - Wairarapa
24/04/14  10.30am
Buying and selling stock: A lot of sharemilkers have made good money out of this. What do you need to know to get it right? Contact:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz...

Whenuakura Discussion Group
24/04/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Pihama Te Kiri Discussion Group
24/04/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Te Poi - Okoroire Discussion Group
24/04/14  11:00-1:30pm
The Te Poi - Okororie discussion group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group. For more informat...

Rakaia Pasture Plus
24/04/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This group is limited to a certain number of people, and it is required that you commit to coming to the group monthly. It is aimed at people who are currently controlling pasture management decisions on farm. If you are interested in joining, please cont...

Marton Discussion Group
24/04/14  11am
  Contact:Julie Morris - Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 222 9023Email: julie.morris@dairynz.co.nz ...

Elstow/Springdale Farm Systems Group
24/04/14  11am
The Elstow/ Springdale group's purpose is to discuss and analyse the host farmer's business, and make recommendations to help them achieve their stated goals. Members share and gain seasonal information that is relevant to their own productivity and finan...

Eureka Peat Discussion Group
24/04/14  TBC
The Eureka FSG is an active group which meets on the second Tuesday of the month. The group discuss issues of the day both of the host farm and the season. This is the annual discussion group chartered fishing trip to the Coromandel. Cost is usually $50. ...

Dairy Womens Network - Plate Metering 101
24/04/14  
Come on farm and learn the ins and outs of Plate Metering! Learn all about HOW to do it, WHY we do it and WHAT to do with the information we collect. Ross from DairyNZ will be the speaker and be there to answer any questions we have. Husbands/Partners a...

Southland Biz Grow Progession Group - Large Herd S
28/04/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
Large Herd Sharemilking and Managing Multiple Sharemilking Jobs Come and hear from a couple who have walked this path and progressed within the Industry to where they are today Guest Speakers: Farmers, Graham and Glenda Haynes For more information co...

Mid Canterbury Biz Grow
28/04/14  6:45pm - 9:00pm
This group is fully subscribed for the season. Please contact Juliette for further information. Sessions in the Biz Grow groups will focus on strategic, financial and performance management skills, and resources to equip participants for greater equity ho...

Cashflow Budgeting Workshop - Kerikeri
28/04/14 - 29/04/14  10:00am - 2:30pm
Autumn 2014 Keeping your cashflow positive DairyNZ’s popular Cashflow Budgeting Workshops will be available again in autumn 2014. During the two-day workshop, farmers will develop a cashflow budget for 2014-15. Budgeting provides a way to take stock...

Taupiri Orini Ladies Discussion Group
28/04/14   - to be advised
The annual trip away. Always popular. NORTHLAND. Start saving! For more information contact: Phil Irvine, Consulting Officer Hamilton North Phone: 021 483 9820 Email: phil.irvine@dairynz.co.nz...

Taumarunui Farm Systems Group
29/04/14  11:00am-1:00pm
This group is all about cows! First we'll see how the way we interact with cows and how it effects their behaviour.  Many of the "problems" we have we influence over. Sarah Dirks will also be along to talk about the work she's been doing looking at...

Morrinsville North Discussion Group
29/04/14  11am
This Discussion Group is open to any one involved in dairying or dairy related agri-business. For more information contact Joan Barendsen-Heald Phone: 027 293 4401 Email: joan.barendsenheald@dairynz.co.nz ...

High Input Group
29/04/14  11.00am -1.30pm
TBC Contact; Wade Bell, Regional Leader, DairyNZ, South Waikato, Top of the South Island & West Coast, Mobile 027 285 9273, wade.bell@dairynz.co.nz...

2000+ Discussion Group
29/04/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Er...

Fraser Road Discussion Group
29/04/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Richmond Downs - Walton Farm System Group
29/04/14  11:00-1.:30pm
The Richmond Downs - Walton discussion group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group. For more inf...

OAD - Southern North Island Group
29/04/14  12.00 midday
Southern North Island OAD group will be in Manawatu on the 29th April. 12.00 midday start with BBQ, finish 4 pm with afternoon tea. Colin Holmes and Leo Hendrikse will analyse the farm system on this 750 cow coastal Manawatu property. Contact:Leo Hendrik...

Cambridge Discussion Group
29/04/14  10.30am
  This discussion group will focus on the host farmer's system and management practices in order to identify opportunities and solutions that meet the host's future goals and objectives. We will also discuss seasonal issues and challenges that are a...

Te Kopuru Discussion Group
29/04/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Jersey Group Northland
29/04/14  10.30am - 1.30pm
Topics: To be run like a field day. Shayne will present on their business including their focus on improving the environment. Contact: Tafi Manjala 0274 999 021 tafi.manjala@dairynz.co.nz...

Collingwood Farm System Group
29/04/14  10.30am-12.30pm
Cost effective herd management to improve overall BCS without increasing the amount of feed required to aim for 96% of herd at BCS before drying off. BYO lunch. Contact: Stephen Arends, Consulting Officer - Top of the South Phone: 021 287 7057 Email: ste...

Takaka Farm System Group
29/04/14  10.30am-12.30pm
Cost effective herd management to improve overall BCS without increasing the amount of feed required to aim for 96% of herd at BCS before drying off. BYO lunch. Contact: Stephen Arends, Consulting Officer - Top of the South Phone: 021 287 7057 Email: ste...

West Otago Farm System Discussion Group
29/04/14  11:00am - 1:30pm
Take a look around the host farm's new Herd Homes Investigate the host farm's new Herd Homes. Explore the reasons for installing the Herd Homes, and analyse the costings. For more information contact Tessa Geddes on 021309563 or tessa.geddes@dairynz...

Kaupokonui Otakeho Discussion Group
29/04/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers and keep up to date with current research. To find out more about the Kaupokonui Otakeho Discussion Group contact Michelle Taylor Consulting Officer Coastal...

NZIPIM & DairyNZ Southern Dairy Hub meeting
30/04/14  6:30pm - 7:30pm
NZIPIM and  DairyNZ invite you to come along and hear about the proposed Southern dairy HUB. The Southland Dairy Development Trust is proposing  to replace the Southland Demonstration Farm when the lease expires  in 2016. The Southern Dai...

Whangarei Heads Discussion Group
30/04/14  11:00am
Contact: Delphine Eastes 022 671 6143 delphine.eastes@dairynz.co.nz...

Ngahinapouri Farm Systems Group
30/04/14  10.30am
  This discussion group will focus on the host farmer's system and management practices in order to identify opportunities and solutions that meet the host's future goals and objectives. We will also discuss seasonal issues and challenges that are a...

Manawaru/Wardville Farm Systems Group
30/04/14  11am
The Manawaru/ Wardville group's purpose is to discuss and analyse the host farmer's business, and make recommendations to help them achieve their stated goals. Members share and gain seasonal information that is relevant to their own productivity and fina...

Biz Start - Manawatu
30/04/14  10.30am
Off farm Investments - Discuss the importance of avoiding holding “all of your eggs in one basket” or do you “stick to your knitting”?Developing your portfolio – getting advice, managing risk, acceptable returns, skills needed, time commitments needed. &...

Eastern Pasture Plus Discussion Group
30/04/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
A discussion group targeted for pasture managers / decision makers and staff wanting to learn and grow into pasture management roles Do you know how much pasture you grow annually? How much of that pasture grown is utilised for milk production? Come...

Cashflow Budgeting Workshop - Whangarei
30/04/14 - 01/05/14  10:00am - 2:30pm
Autumn 2014 Keeping your cashflow positive DairyNZ’s popular Cashflow Budgeting Workshops will be available again in autumn 2014. During the two-day workshop, farmers will develop a cashflow budget for 2014-15. Budgeting provides a way to take stock...

Paeroa Discussion Group
01/05/14  10.30am
This farmer group discusses and analyses the host farmer's system and management practices, in order to identify opportunities and solutions that meet the host's future goals and objectives. It also discusses seasonal issues and challenges that are affect...

Gore 2013 Biz Start Progression Group (Key Perform
01/05/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
Key Performance Indicators on Farm, and FINAL BIZ START Wrap up. Discover what drives the farm system performance. Explore ways to determine what top performance is. Learn what to measure and monitor in the business. For more information contact...

Winton 2013 Biz Start Progression Group (Key Perf
01/05/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
Key Performance Indicators on Farm, and FINAL BIZ START Wrap up. Discover what drives the farm system performance. Explore ways to determine what top performance is. Learn what to measure and monitor in the business. For more information contact...

Otorohanga South Discussion Group
01/05/14  11:00am-1:00pm
Further details to be advised.Contact: Nick Palariet, Convenor Wade Bell Regional Leader South Waikato, Top of the South Island & West Coast DairyNZ DDI +64 7 871 8483 | Mobile 027 285 927 wade.bell@dairynz.co.nz...

Employers Workshop - South Canterbury
01/05/14  10:30am - 1:30pm
Great opportunity to develop your people management skills • Exit interview - what can we learn from them? • Getting the team ready for next season - orientation process and training plans • Quickstart and PeopleSmart - how can these new tools help your b...

Hukanui Discussion Group
01/05/14  10.30am
'One Man Band' farm with excellent production, financial and repro results. First year on OAD.   Contact: Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz ...

Tauranga Hills Whole Farm Assessment Group
01/05/14  11:00am - 2:00pm
The Tauranga Hills Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group. Contact your c...

Opotiki Business Owners Discussion Group
01/05/14  10:30am - 2:00pm
The aim of this discussion group is to increase the financial performance and economic stability of farm businesses within the Opotiki region. It is a closed group. If you would like to join this group, please contact the convenor Andrew Clark on 02749858...

Helensville Discussion Group
01/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Scott Cameron 021 242 5719 scott.cameron@dairynz.co.nz...

Waharoa Farm System Group
01/05/14  11:00-1:30pm
The Waharoa discussion group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group. For more information contact...

Combined South Hillend and Opio Otautau FSDG
01/05/14  10:30am - 1:00pm
End of Season Management Come and look around a high performing high input system. Focus on end of season management - ballancing pasture cover and cow condition. For more information contact Monique O'Connell on 027 7022219 or monique.o'connell@da...

Richmond-Waimea FSG
01/05/14  10.30am-12.30
A look at an alternative option to selling your milk. Adding value to milk produced. How to integrate something vending machines and selling it into a functioning dairy farm? BBQ lunch provided Contact: Stephen Arends, Consulting Officer - Top of the S...

Kimbolton Discussion Group
02/05/14  11am
Vaughan is milking 160 cows on 54ha targeting 1300kg MS/ha this season. 14ha is currently being converted from trees to milking platform. Please note the date change from 27th  April to the new date of 2nd May 20104 Contact:Julie Morris - Consulti...

Employers Workshop - South Canterbury/ North Otago
02/05/14  10:30am - 1:30pm
Great opportunity to develop your people management skills • Exit interview - what can we learn from them? • Getting the team ready for next season - orientation process and training plans • Quickstart and PeopleSmart - how can these new tools help your b...

Rangitata Business Focused Group
02/05/14  11:00am - 2.00pm
This is a closed group which focuses on growing the business, strategic direction and financial analysis. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Erin. Contact: Erin Sinclair Phone: 021 243 7337 Email: erin.sinclair@dairynz.co.nz...

Banks Peninsula Farm Systems Group
02/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: No...

South Farm Systems Group
05/05/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
Setting the farm up for winter – what’s important? • Drying off - are we ready? • Pay-out forecast for next season - does the plan need to change? • Find out what your neighbours are doing to set up their farm for next season Contact: Ross Bishop Phone:...

Profit from People Discussion Group - Balclutha
05/05/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Follow up from the "Profit from People event" - key messages and changes made. "Starting...

Balfour Farm System Discussion Group
06/05/14  11:00am - 1:00pm
Fodderbeet as an Autumn supplement Explore the host farm's system of feeding fodderbeet as an Autumn supplement. What do we need to get right for next season? For more information contact Tessa Geddes on 021309563 or tessa.geddes@dairynz.co.nz...

Milton Farm System Discussion Group
06/05/14  11:00am - 1:00pm
How do we best use our winter crops Wintering practices – how best to feed the winter crop Nutrient budget 101 – how can we use the information in our nutrient budgets Farm Facts: 370 cows on 140 ha For more information contact James Lawn on 0216150...

Kaikoura Disucssion Group
06/05/14  9:30am - 1:30pm
Mini Milksmart in Kaikoura - Improve milking efficiency on your farmSave yourself time, money and stress! Get Milksmart with tips, tools and hands-on practical sessionsall designed to help you milk smarter!Milksmart is coming to you, with sessions on cow-...

SFF Rotorua Project: Nutrient Mitigation Field Day
06/05/14   - 1:30pm
Join us to follow the unfolding of this 3 year project, reviewing the project’s aims and work progress to date. A major purpose of the day will be to get an update from Stewart Ledgard on the variable nitrogen rate trials. Apart from the hearing the resul...

Otaki Discussion Group
06/05/14  10.30am
Owned and operated by Nigel, this farm business milks 350 Friesian cows targeting 135,000kgMS this year. The group will discuss ideas to increase profitability as well as share ideas on winter management. Contact:James MuwunganirwaPhone: 027 499 9020Emai...

Lower North Island Biz Pro
06/05/14  11.00am
Details tba   Contact: Abby Hull- Senior Consulting Officer Phone: 021 244 3428 Email: abby.hull@dairynz.co.nz Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting Officer Phone: 021 2864346 Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz  ...

Woodlands Farm System Discussion Group
06/05/14  10:45am - 1:15pm
Wintering Barns Jimmy is 2nd season CM for Premier Daries Ltd. Discuss how the Wintering Barn is integrated into the system and where else is it used? For more information contact Nathan Nelson on 0212256931 or nathan.nelson@dairynz.co.nz ...

Jersey Breeders
06/05/14  10.30am
To Be advised, Contact: John Vosper, Consulting Officer, Mobile: 027 475 0918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

Patoka Discussion Group
06/05/14  10.30am
A large scale Irrigated property utilising a split calving high input system. A day out visiting our Hastings group member with the added opportunity of some 4x4 travel.   Contact:Grant Brunton - Hawkes Bay ContractorPhone: 027 4955 040Email: grant...

Kaimata Waitoriki Discussion Group
06/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Hinds/Longbeach Farm Systems Group
06/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Na...

Employers Workshop - Culverden
06/05/14  10:30am - 1:30pm
Great opportunity to develop your people management skills • Exit interview - what can we learn from them? • Getting the team ready for next season - orientation process and training plans • Quickstart and PeopleSmart - how can these new tools help your b...

Hunter Surrounds Farm Systems Group
06/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Er...

Selwyn Farm Systems Group
06/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Ju...

Cashflow Budgeting Workshop - Pahiatua
06/05/14 - 07/05/14  10:00am-2:30pm
Keeping your cashflow positive …. DairyNZ Cashflow budgeting workshops   DairyNZ's popular cashflow budgeting workshops will be available again in autumn 2014.   Budgeting provides a way to take stock of costs and create a plan to produce...

Culverden Biz Start
06/05/14  6.45pm - 9.00pm
People Management This group is fully subscribed for the season. Please contact Virginia for further information. Sessions in the Biz Start groups will focus on building business and people management skills to equip you for senior level management posi...

Waimakariri High Quality Pasture Group
07/05/14  11:00am - 1:00pm
This is a closed group, set up to discuss relevant seasonal pasture management topics to aid decision making on farm in a timely manner. This is achieved by good preparation of relevant information, open and honest discussion at the meetings and appropri...

Employers Workshop - Ashburton
07/05/14  10:30am - 1:30pm
Great opportunity to develop your people management skills • Exit interview - what can we learn from them? • Getting the team ready for next season - orientation process and training plans • Quickstart and PeopleSmart - how can these new tools help your b...

South Canterbury Biz Start
07/05/14  6:45pm - 9:00pm
This group is fully subscribed for the season. Please contact Erin for further information. Steps to Wealth Creation We have covered the first three steps to wealth creation the the sessions done so far. Let's finish Biz Start with a bang and hear about ...

Gorge Road Farm System Discussion Group
07/05/14  10.45am -1.15pm
Tips and Tricks for a Successful Dry Off Period Mark is the Farm Owner for Navillus Ltd Discuss your tips and tricks for a successful dry off and tranisition period We will be discussing the optimising of silage usage, analysing your silage, and how ...

Tangiteroria Discussion Group
07/05/14  10:30am
Contact: Corey Thorn 027 886 0221 corey.thorn@dairynz.co.nz...

Tapora Discussion Group
07/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Scott Cameron 021 242 5719 scott.cameron@dairynz.co.nz...

Browns Farm System Discussion Group
07/05/14   - 1:30pm
2013/14 Season Roundup Crop results Setting up for winter Please bring your lunch For more information contact Richard Kyte on 0212463166 or richard.kyte@dairynz.co.nz...

DairyNZ Farmers' Forum - Hamilton
07/05/14 - 08/05/14  8:50am-4:30pm
The DairyNZ Farmers' Forum is back in the Waikato. This year the focus is on being competitive and responsible in a changing world, with insights from some of New Zealand's leading business and industry leaders.Day one focuses on future challenges and opp...

DairyNZ Farmers' Forum - Hamilton
07/05/14 - 08/05/14  8:50am-4:30pm
The DairyNZ Farmers' Forum is back in the Waikato. This year the focus is on being competitive and responsible in a changing world, with insights from some of New Zealand's leading business and industry leaders.Day one focuses on future challenges and opp...

DairyNZ Farmers' Forum - Hamilton
07/05/14 - 08/05/14  8:50am-4:30pm
The DairyNZ Farmers' Forum is back in the Waikato. This year the focus is on being competitive and responsible in a changing world, with insights from some of New Zealand's leading business and industry leaders.Day one focuses on future challenges and opp...

DairyNZ Farmers' Forum - Hamilton
07/05/14 - 08/05/14  8:50am-4:30pm
The DairyNZ Farmers' Forum is back in the Waikato. This year the focus is on being competitive and responsible in a changing world, with insights from some of New Zealand's leading business and industry leaders.Day one focuses on future challenges and opp...

DairyNZ Farmers' Forum - Hamilton
07/05/14 - 08/05/14  8:50am-4:30pm
The DairyNZ Farmers' Forum is back in the Waikato. This year the focus is on being competitive and responsible in a changing world, with insights from some of New Zealand's leading business and industry leaders.Day one focuses on future challenges and opp...

DairyNZ Farmers' Forum - Hamilton
07/05/14 - 08/05/14  8:50am-4:30pm
The DairyNZ Farmers' Forum is back in the Waikato. This year the focus is on being competitive and responsible in a changing world, with insights from some of New Zealand's leading business and industry leaders.Day one focuses on future challenges and opp...

Maruia Farm System Group
07/05/14  10.30am-12.30am
Cost effective herd management to improve overall BCS without increasing the amount of feed required to aim for 96% of herd at BCS before drying off. BYO lunch. Contact: Stephen Arends, Consulting Officer - Top of the South Phone: 021 287 7057 Email: ste...

Tuatapere Discussion Group
07/05/14  10:30am - 1:30pm
Lower Order Sharemilkers on 860 cows. High Output System. Understanding Milk fat and protein %s. How we influence them and is it worth it? Drying off decisions - will you manage May any differently with the high payout? For more information cont...

Hikuai Discussion Group
07/05/14  11am
Use the power of the group to collectively solve on-farm issues and seasonal queries For more information contact Duncan Smeaton Phone: 021 245 8055 Email: duncan.smeaton@dairynz.co.nz...

Horsham Downs Discussion Group
07/05/14  11am
The Horsham Taupiri FSG is an active group which meets every 6 weeks on farms around the district. The group discuss issues of both the host farm and the season. This is a group day with a difference in that we are visiting GAVINS diverse business on Ball...

Riverton Farm System Discussion Group
07/05/14  10:30am - 1:00pm
End of Season Review We'll discuss how the season has been and our preparations for the coming winter. We'll go and look at the crop wintering system on this property. For more information contact Monique O'Connell on 027 7022219 or monique.o'connel...

Kaikohe Discussion Group
07/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Eketahuna Discussion Group
07/05/14  10.30am
Contact Abby for further details. Abby Scott Senior Consulting Officer Manawatu/Horowhenua/Northen Wairarapa DairyNZabby.hull@diarynz.co.nz Mob 021 244 3428  ...

Kaitaia Discussion Group
08/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Ballance Farm Environment Award Field Day - Northl
08/05/14  10:30am - 1:30pm
For more information about the Ballance Farm Environment Awards visit:  www.bfea.org.nzContact:  Chris Mason - Northland Regional Coordinator - 09 4383109 / 022 0900 613 / northland@bfea.org.nzor contact: Helen Moodie 021 816 365 helen.moodie@da...

Ryal Bush Farm System Discussion Group
08/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
Dean and Suzanne are Farm Owners Discuss Feed Conversion Efficeincy and where higher genetic merit cows fit into the system. What is your Comparritive Stocking Rate on farm? And MS as a % of Liveweight? - what do these figures actually tell us? For...

Shannon Discussion Group
08/05/14  11.00am
Vicki is a 50/50 sharemilker milking 250 Crossbred cows targeting 87,000kgMS for the 13-14 season. The group will discuss ideas to increase profitability as well as share ideas on winter management.   Contact:James MuwunganirwaPhone: 027 499 9020Em...

Colyton/Ashhurst Discussion Group
08/05/14  11am
James is currently milking 200 cows through a 16-aside herringbone, and developing an additional 110ha to milk two OAD  herds calved on the home farm Contact:Julie Morris - Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 222 9023Email: julie.morris@dairynz.co.nz ...

Kowhitirangi/Kokatahi Farm Systems Group
08/05/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
Setting the farm up for winter – what’s important? • Drying off - are we ready? • Pay-out forecast for next season - does the plan need to change? • Find out what your neighbours are doing to set up their farm for next season Contact: Ross Bishop Phone:...

Lincoln University Dairy Farm Focus Day
08/05/14  10.15am – 1.00pm
Come along to the May LUDF Focus Day. Enquiries: Ph: 03 423 0022 Email: office@siddc.org.nz Visit the website: www.siddc.org.nz for weekly updates on Farm Walk Notes...

Cheviot Farm Systems Group
08/05/14  10:30am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: No...

Katikati Whole Farm Assessment Group
08/05/14   be confirmed
This will be the field trip to the Farmers Forum in the Waikato. The Katikati Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the ex...

Bell Block Lepperton Discussion Group
08/05/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Tokomaru/Linton Discussion Group - Horowhenua
08/05/14  11am
Discussion based on setting up for winter - how much do we need to feed our modern dry cows? Also what's Johns plan for winter and targets for next season.   Contact:Abby Hull - Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 244 3428Email: abby.hull@dairynz....

North Waikato Biz Start
09/05/14  11am
This group is fully subscribed for the season. Sessions in the Biz Start groups will focus on building business and people management skills to equip you for senior level management positions, or owning or running your own farm business. For more informa...

Kaiwaka Discussion Group
09/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Scott Cameron 021 242 5719 scott.cameron@dairynz.co.nz...

Murchison Farm System Group
09/05/14  10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost effective herd management to improve overall BCS without increasing the amount of feed required to aim for 96% of herd at BCS before drying off. BBQ lunch provided. Sponsor TBA Contact: Stephen Arends, Consulting Officer - Top of the South Phone: ...

Southland Biz Grow Progession Group - Off Farm Inv
12/05/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
Off Farm Investments Look at what other investment options may be avaliable to you. Develop your own selection criteria Guest speaker: Wayne Hamilton of Forsth Barr For more information contact Nathan Nelson on 0212256931 or nathan.nelson@dairynz....

Green to Gold Northland
12/05/14 - 15/05/14  TBA
Annual study trip. Contact: Tafi Manjala 0274 999 021 tafi.manjala@dairynz.co.nz...

South Otago Biz Grow Progression Group - Off Farm
12/05/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
Off Farm Investments Look at what other investment options may be avaliable to you and develop your own selection criteria For more information contact James Lawn on 021615051 or james.lawn@dairynz.co.nz...

Tokoroa Employers Group
12/05/14  10.30am-1.00pm
Come and join a like-minded group to talk about people management on your farm. If you have staff and want to learn some different tips and techniques and also hear about what other people have done, then this is for you. Topics will be advised closer t...

Cashflow Budgeting Workshop - Rotorua
12/05/14 - 13/05/14  10:00am-2:30pm
Keeping your cashflow positive …. DairyNZ's popular cashflow budgeting workshops will be available again in autumn 2014. During the 2-day workshop, farmers will develop a cashflow budget for 2014-15. Budgeting provides a way to take stock of costs and ...

Galatea Discussion Group
13/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
The Galatea discussion group will investigate the host's farm system and offer constructive recommendations to lift farm productivity. The group will be practical and discuss on farm management but will relate discussion back to profit and key proformance...

Dorie/Seafield Farm Systems Group
13/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Na...

Lower Waitaki Farm Systems Group
13/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Ch...

Temuka/Geraldine Farm Systems Group
13/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Er...

Methven Farm Systems Group
13/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Ju...

Tatuanui Farm Systems Group
13/05/14  11am
This farmer group discusses and analyses the host farmer's system and management practices, in order to identify opportunities and solutions that meet the host's future goals and objectives. It also discusses seasonal issues and challenges that are affect...

Otorohanga Employers Group
13/05/14 - 15/05/14  10.30am-1.00pm
Come and join a like-minded group to talk about people management on your farm. If you have staff and want to learn some different tips and techniques and also hear about what other people have done, then this is for you. Topics will be advised closer t...

Rangiora Under 500 Farm Systems Group
13/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: No...

Taramakau/Rotomanu/Inchbonnie Farm Systems Group
13/05/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
Setting the farm up for winter – what’s important? • Drying off - are we ready? • Pay-out forecast for next season - does the plan need to change? • Find out what your neighbours are doing to set up their farm for next season Contact: Ross Bishop Phone:...

Oaonui Discussion Group
13/05/14  11:00am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers and keep up to date with current research. To find out more about the Oaonui Discussion Group ring Michelle Taylor Consulting Officer Coastal Taranaki on 02...

Skinner Road Discussion Group
13/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Central Manawatu Discussion Group
13/05/14  11am
More details to come Contact:Julie Morris - Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 222 9023Email: julie.morris@dairynz.co.nz ...

Maromaku Discussion Group
13/05/14  10.30am - 1.30pm
Topics 1. 2013_14 Year review and feedback from group hosts for the season 2. Planning for 2014_15 eventsContact: Tafi Manjala 0274 999 021 tafi.manjala@dairynz.co.nz...

Matarau Discussion Group
13/05/14  11:00am
Please note change of date and venue.Contact: Corey Thorn 027 886 0221 corey.thorn@dairynz.co.nz...

Maromaku Discussion Group
13/05/14  10:30am
Contact: Tafi Manjala 0274 999 021 tafi.manjala@dairynz.co.nz...

Masterton/ Carterton Discussion Group
13/05/14  10.30am
Matt Patrick on the Masterton 'District Council effluent farm'. 50 bail rotary shed for 240 cows on 65 ha, 90% irrigated. Discuss drying off strategies. Contact:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz...

Mark & Measure: Strategy & Business Seminar-Taupo
13/05/14 - 15/05/14  8.30-5.00pm
Gain a deeper understanding of your business and identify opportunities to fulfil your personal, business and financial goals. Refreshed for the 2014 season; Mark and Measure: Strategy and Business seminars combine the content and learning from DairyNZ's...

Mark & Measure: Strategy & Business Seminar-Taupo
13/05/14 - 15/05/14  8.30-5.00pm
Gain a deeper understanding of your business and identify opportunities to fulfil your personal, business and financial goals. Refreshed for the 2014 season; Mark and Measure: Strategy and Business seminars combine the content and learning from DairyNZ's...

Mark & Measure: Strategy & Business Seminar-Taupo
13/05/14 - 15/05/14  8.30-5.00pm
Gain a deeper understanding of your business and identify opportunities to fulfil your personal, business and financial goals. Refreshed for the 2014 season; Mark and Measure: Strategy and Business seminars combine the content and learning from DairyNZ's...

Mark & Measure: Strategy & Business Seminar-Taupo
13/05/14 - 15/05/14  8.30-5.00pm
Gain a deeper understanding of your business and identify opportunities to fulfil your personal, business and financial goals. Refreshed for the 2014 season; Mark and Measure: Strategy and Business seminars combine the content and learning from DairyNZ's...

Mark & Measure: Strategy & Business Seminar-Taupo
13/05/14 - 15/05/14  8.30-5.00pm
Gain a deeper understanding of your business and identify opportunities to fulfil your personal, business and financial goals. Refreshed for the 2014 season; Mark and Measure: Strategy and Business seminars combine the content and learning from DairyNZ's...

Mark & Measure: Strategy & Business Seminar-Taupo
13/05/14 - 15/05/14  8.30-5.00pm
Gain a deeper understanding of your business and identify opportunities to fulfil your personal, business and financial goals. Refreshed for the 2014 season; Mark and Measure: Strategy and Business seminars combine the content and learning from DairyNZ's...

Tutira Discussion Group
13/05/14  10.30am
Host Farm,Seasonal Management.   Contact:Grant Brunton - Hawkes Bay ContractorPhone: 027 4955 040Email: grant@morice.co.nz ...

Eureka Peat Discussion Group
13/05/14  11:00am
The Eureka FSG is an active group which meets on the second Tuesday of the month. The group discuss issues of the day both of the host farm and the season. This is a consistently high performing farm. We will use DairyBase to understand Phil's business in...

Profit from People Discussion Group - Winton
13/05/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Follow up from the "Profit from People event" - key messages and changes made. "Starting...

Edendale Farm System Discussion Group
14/05/14  10.45am - 1.15pm
Come and discuss the farm system in operation and how a rolling farm differs to the flat prime Edendale belt Farm Facts: Lindsay and Nina Maxwell are in their 1st season 50/50SM 360 cows for the McDonoughs For more information contact Nathan Nelson on...

Parawera Discussion Group
14/05/14  10.30am - 12pm
As most of you are aware both Dave Hopkins and Paul Manion are moving on from their current positions.Therefore we will lose them as group convenors. We are seeking someone to fill this role, please talk to us if you are interested. Contact: Jo Sheridan, ...

Maungaturoto/ Taipuha Discussion Group
14/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Scott Cameron 021 242 5719 scott.cameron@dairynz.co.nz...

Western Southland Pasture Plus Discussion Group
14/05/14  10:30am - 1:00pm
Roundup for the season. What went well and what didn't? Let's make the most out of our wintering system. We'll also look ahead to next season and talk through pasture management over calving. For more information contact Monique O'Connell on 027...

High Input Discussion Group
14/05/14  10.30am
This is a closed discussion group. To register your interest in participating in a High Input Discussion Group phone Bridget Roper Taranaki Admin and Event Coordinator on 021 619 071 or email bridget.roper@dairynz.co.nz...

Biz Grow Stratford
14/05/14  10:30am
Biz Grow: designed to meet the needs of farmers in sharemilker and equity partner that are looking to speed up their progression in the dairy industry. Sessions will focus on strategic, financial and performance management skills and resources to equip pa...

Paterangi Discussion Group
14/05/14  10.30am
To be advised: Contact: John Vosper, Consulting Officer, Mobile: 027 475 0918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

Te Roti Discussion Group
14/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Ikawai Farm Systems Group
14/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Ch...

South Canterbury Biz Grow
14/05/14  6:45pm - 9:00pm
This group is fully subscribed for the season. Please contact Erin for further information. Sessions in the Biz Grow groups will focus on strategic, financial and performance management skills, and resources to equip participants for greater equity holdin...

Selwyn Biz Start
14/05/14  6:45pm - 9:00pm
Being a better manager This group is fully subscribed for the season. Please contact Virginia for further information. Sessions in the Biz Start groups will focus on building business and people management skills to equip you for senior level management ...

Mayfield/Carew/Westerfield Farm Systems Group
15/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Na...

Te Puke Discussion Group
15/05/14  11:00am - 2:00pm
The Te Puke Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group.Please contact Kevin McKi...

Maihiihi Farm Systems Group
15/05/14  10.30am - 1.30pm
TBA Contact: Wade Bell Regional Leader South Waikato, Top of the South Island & West Coast DairyNZ Mobile 027 285 9273 wade.bell@dairynz.co.nz...

Taupiri Orini Ladies Discussion Group
15/05/14  10am
This is our second Farm visit for the year. We will look in depth at the Hamilton farming business and see if we can identify efficiency improvements going forward. A good chance to apply any learnings from our October meeting. For more information contac...

Upper Waitaki Farm Systems Group
15/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Ch...

Culverden Farm Systems Group
15/05/14  10:45am - 1:15pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Vi...

Waimakariri Farm Systems Group
15/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: No...

Biz Grow - Off Farm Investments and Graduation LNI
15/05/14  10.30am
Off Farm Investments and Graduation - Have you thought about investing off farm but don't know where to start?We will look into investing off farm, types of investmentspro's and cons and decision making. Please note the earlier date change to the 15th M...

Ngutunui Discussion Group
15/05/14  10.30am
To be advised, Contact: John Vosper, Consulting Officer, Mobile: 027 475 0918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

Hukerenui Discussion Group
15/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Corey Thorn 027 886 0221 corey.thorn@dairynz.co.nz...

Tomarata Discussion Group
15/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Scott Cameron 021 242 5719 scott.cameron@dairynz.co.nz...

Tomarata Discussion Group
15/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Scott Cameron 021 242 5719 scott.cameron@dairynz.co.nz...

High Altitude Discussion Group
15/05/14  11:00am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers and keep up to to date with current research. To find out more about the High Altitude Discussion Group ring Michelle Taylor - Consulting Officer Coastal Ta...

Kerikeri Discussion Group
15/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

South Wairarapa Discussion Group
15/05/14  10.30am
All irrigated farm. 250 cows with some winter milking. Setting the farm up for next season.   Contact:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz ...

Maruia Employer Workshop
15/05/14  10:30am - 12:30pm
Employers WorkshopsFocusing on people to achieve top business performanceTopics iclude:• Using good recruitment processes to ensure you employ the person you need • Understanding personality types and how to apply this to motivate and train people, as wel...

Murchison Employer Workshop
15/05/14  10:30am - 12:30pm
Employers WorkshopsFocusing on people to achieve top business performanceTopics iclude:• Using good recruitment processes to ensure you employ the person you need • Understanding personality types and how to apply this to motivate and train people, as wel...

Rai Valley Employer Workshop
15/05/14  7.00pm -9.00pm
Employers WorkshopsFocusing on people to achieve top business performanceTopics iclude:• Using good recruitment processes to ensure you employ the person you need • Understanding personality types and how to apply this to motivate and train people, as wel...

Kirirtaki Discussion Group
15/05/14  11am
Contact: Julie Morris - Consulting Officer Phone: 021 222 9023 Email: julie.morris@dairynz.co.nz Read more: http://www.dairynz.co.nz/dairynz_events.aspx?category=2891&articleId=2145883129#ixzz2yQla6cVM...

Tauhara Moana Monitor Farm Field Day
15/05/14   - 1:30pm
Join us for a summary of 2013/2014 season and guest speaker Dr John Roche will presenting the latest research on transition feeding. For more information please contact Moana Puha on 021 225 8345...

Isla Bank Drummond Farm System Discussion Group
16/05/14  10:30am - 1:00pm
Drying Off Are you all set for drying off? Bring along your tips and tricks for stress free drying off and cow transport. For more information contact Monique O'Connell on 027 7022219 or monique.o'connell@dairynz.co.nz...

Waverley Discussion Group
16/05/14  tbc
Save the date. More details to come.   Contact: Stephen Canton Consulting Officer 021 246 5663 Steve.Canton@dairynz.co.nz  ...

Takaka and Collingwood Employement Workshop
16/05/14  10.30am-12.30am
Employers WorkshopsFocusing on people to achieve top business performanceTopics iclude:• Using good recruitment processes to ensure you employ the person you need • Understanding personality types and how to apply this to motivate and train people, as wel...

Winchmore Farm Systems Group
16/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Ju...

Mid Canterbury Biz Start
19/05/14  6:45pm - 9:00pm
Being a better manager This group is fully subscribed for the season. Please contact Natalia Benquet for further information. Sessions in the Biz Start groups will focus on building business and people management skills to equip you for senior level mana...

Karamea Farm Systems Group
19/05/14 - 20/05/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
Young Stock Performance Contact: Ross BishopPhone: 021 277 2894Email: ross.bishop@dairynz.co.nz...

Kimbolton Discussion Group
20/05/14  11am
More details to come Contact:Julie Morris - Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 222 9023Email: julie.morris@dairynz.co.nz ...

Riverlea Discussion Group
20/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Kimbolton Discussion Group
20/05/14  11am
Matt is in his first season managing a split calving system milking 800 cows on 330ha. Wintering 600 cows with fodderbeet as main winter crop.   Contact:Julie Morris - Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 222 9023Email: julie.morris@dairynz.co.nz ...

Ararua Discussion Group
20/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Scott Cameron 021 242 5719 scott.cameron@dairynz.co.nz...

Titoki Kokopu Discussion Group
20/05/14  10:30am
Contact: Helen Moodie 021 816 365 helen.moodie@dairynz.co.nz...

Mangorei Discussion Group
20/05/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Toko Discussion Group
20/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Biz Start - Wairarapa
20/05/14  10.30am
Last session: Benchmarking. Boring? No way, this is where you find out how you are REALLY performing and where you can improve! 10 pin bowling + lunch to follow. Contact:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dair...

Taumarunui Farm Systems Group
20/05/14  11:00am-1:00pm
Further details to be advised. Contact: James Burrows, Trainee Consulting Officer, South Waikato Phone: 027 702 1515 Email: james.burrows@dairynz.co.nz" 11:00am-1:00pm ...

Culverden Biz Start
20/05/14  6.45pm - 9.00pm
Bringing everything together This group is fully subscribed for the season. Please contact Virginia for further information. Sessions in the Biz Start groups will focus on building business and people management skills to equip you for senior level mana...

Mihi Whole Farm Assessment Group
20/05/14   - 1:30pm
This Whole Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. This group uses an open forum that draws on the experiences of all its members. Lunch kindly supplied ...

Rerewhakaaitu Discussion Group
21/05/14  10:30am - 1:00pm
This Whole Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. This group uses an open forum that draws on the experiences of all its members. Lunch kindly supplied ...

Kakaramea Discussion Group
21/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Midhirst Discussion Group
21/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Mid Canterbury Biz Grow
21/05/14  6:45pm - 9:00pm
This group is fully subscribed for the season. Please contact Juliette for further information. Sessions in the Biz Grow groups will focus on strategic, financial and performance management skills, and resources to equip participants for greater equity ho...

Central Plateau Green to Gold 2
21/05/14   - 2:00pm
This group uses DairyBase and the Whole Farm Assessment process to thoroughly analyze the host business in relation to the host's goals and then give concise, quality recommendations back to the host . Membership conditions for this group include prior...

Central Hawkes Bay Discussion Group
21/05/14  10.30am
Host farm, Setting up for winter/spring, Setting performance targets.   Contact:Grant Brunton - Hawkes Bay ContractorPhone: 027 4955 040Email: grant@morice.co.nz ...

Whenuakite Discussion Group
21/05/14  11am
Use the power of the group to collectively solve on-farm issues and seasonal queries For more information contact Duncan Smeaton Phone: 021 245 8055 Email: duncan.smeaton@dairynz.co.nz...

Rakaia Pasture Plus
22/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This group is limited to a certain number of people, and it is required that you commit to coming to the group monthly. It is aimed at people who are currently controlling pasture management decisions on farm. If you are interested in joining, please cont...

Bream Bay/Mata/Waipu Discussion Group
22/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Scott Cameron 021 242 5719 scott.cameron@dairynz.co.nz...

Elstow/Springdale Farm Systems Group
22/05/14  11am
The Elstow/ Springdale group's purpose is to discuss and analyse the host farmer's business, and make recommendations to help them achieve their stated goals. Members share and gain seasonal information that is relevant to their own productivity and finan...

Marton Discussion Group
22/05/14  11am
More details to come Contact:Julie Morris - Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 222 9023Email: julie.morris@dairynz.co.nz ...

Buller Farm Systems Group
22/05/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
Setting the farm up for winter – what’s important? • Drying off - are we ready? • Pay-out forecast for next season - does the plan need to change? • Find out what your neighbours are doing to set up their farm for next season Contact: Ross Bishop Phone:...

Huntly Discussion Group
22/05/14  9:00am
The annual bus trip this year is going to Tauranga to see the Balance Fertiliser Works and PKE storage facilities. For more information contact Phil Irvine Phone: 027 483 9820 Email: phil.irvine@dairynz.co.nz...

Biz Grow Hawera
22/05/14  11:00am
Biz Grow: designed to meet the needs of farmers in sharemilker and equity partner that are looking to speed up their progression in the dairy industry. Sessions will focus on strategic, financial and performance management skills and resources to equip pa...

Kaikoura Disucssion Group
22/05/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: No...

Bulls/ Sanson Discussion Group
22/05/14  10.30am
In 2012 this business own the local dairy business of the year award. Also a look into the new effluent system - how has it been developed.   Contact:Abby Hull - Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 244 3428Email: abby.hull@dairynz.co.nz ...

Te Poi - Okoroire Discussion Group
22/05/14  11:00-1:30pm
The Te Poi - Okororie discussion group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group. For more informat...

Okato Warea Discussion Group
22/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Mangakino Whole Farm Assessment Group
22/05/14  10:30am - 1:30pm
This Whole Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. This group uses an open forum that draws on the experiences of all its members. Lunch kindly supplied ...

Waikite/Ngakuru/Atiamuri WFA group
27/05/14  11:00am - 1:30pm
This Whole Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. This group uses an open forum that draws on the experiences of all its members. Lunch kindly supplied ...

Coastal Green 2 Gold Group
27/05/14  11:00am - 3:00pm
This is a closed group examining farm business growth and development it examines financial, physical aspects of the business and their alignment with goals and values. Please Contact Wilma Foster if you are interested in joining this group on 021 246 214...

Richmond Downs - Walton Farm System Group
27/05/14  11:00-1.:30pm
The Richmond Downs - Walton discussion group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group. For more inf...

Cardiff Discussion Group
27/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Raglan Discussion Group
27/05/14  10.30am
Further details to be advised. Contact: John Vosper, Mobile: 0274750918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

Cambridge Discussion Group
27/05/14  10.30am
To be advised. Contact: John Vosper, Consulting Officer, Mobile: 027 475 0918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

Okaiawa Inaha Discussion Group
27/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Healthy Rivers Plan for Change - Tokoroa
27/05/14  10:30am-12:30pm
CHANGE IS COMING TO YOUR FARM - ARE YOU PREPARED?Have your say in the Healthy Rivers Plan for Change!Waikato Regional Council will make a change to its regional plan to improve water quality of our rivers and lakes. These changes will affect the way you f...

Tariki Ratapiko Discussion Group
28/05/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Ngahinapouri Farm Systems Group
28/05/14  10.30am
Further details to be advised. Contact: John Vosper, Mobile: 0274750918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

Tikorangi Dicussion Group
28/05/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Biz Start - Manawatu
28/05/14  10.30am
Wealth Creation and proposals - A look back at the key principals of wealth creation then onto proposals, how to combine all learning's from all modules where a business proposal can be formulated to take to the bank for your next equity goal e.g. another...

Ruawai Discussion Group
29/05/14  10:30am
Please note change of date and venue.Contact: Corey Thorn 027 886 0221 corey.thorn@dairynz.co.nz...

Healthy Rivers Plan for Change - Reporoa
29/05/14  10:30am-12:30pm
CHANGE IS COMING TO YOUR FARM - ARE YOU PREPARED?Have your say in the Healthy Rivers Plan for Change!Waikato Regional Council will make a change to its regional plan to improve water quality of our rivers and lakes. These changes will affect the way you f...

Aranga Discussion Group
30/05/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Sustaining Momentum Roadshow – Moving forward with
03/06/14  7.00pm
Fonterra Sustainability Roadshow supported by DairyNZ. We would like to invite you to join the discussion about how together we can grow dairying sustainably. As an industry we are making great progress and at this year’s roadshow we would like to discus...

South Farm Systems Group
03/06/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
The 2013/14 season has just finished - what are the key decisions we should be making for the upcoming one? • What did we learn from the past season? • Are we ready for winter? What's still to put in place? Contact: Ross Bishop Phone: 021 277 2894 Email...

Whenuakura Discussion Group
03/06/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Kaharoa/Mamaku Whole Farm Assessment Group
03/06/14   - 1:30pm
The Kaharoa/Mamaku Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group Please contact K...

Inglewood Egmont Village Discussion Group
04/06/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Waimakariri High Quality Pasture Group
04/06/14  11:00am - 1:00pm
This is a closed group, set up to discuss relevant seasonal pasture management topics to aid decision making on farm in a timely manner. This is achieved by good preparation of relevant information, open and honest discussion at the meetings and appropri...

Jersey Breeders
04/06/14  10.30am
To Be advised, Contact: John Vosper, Consulting Officer, Mobile: 027 475 0918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

Hukanui Discussion Group
05/06/14  10.30am
Massey No 1: Precision Agriculture OAD system. Massey No 4: Housing cows trial. Lunch details TBA.   Contact: Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz ...

Kowhitirangi/Kokatahi Farm Systems Group
05/06/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
The 2013/14 season has just finished - what are the key decisions we should be making for the upcoming one? • What did we learn from the past season? • Are we ready for winter? What's still to put in place? Contact: Ross Bishop Phone: 021 277 2894 Email...

Tauranga Hills Whole Farm Assessment Group
05/06/14  11:00am - 2:00pm
The Tauranga Hills Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group. Contact your c...

Urenui Discussion Group
05/06/14  11am
Pub Lunch at Urenui Hotel. Please RSVP to Sophie Parker Consulting Officer North Taranaki 027 839 0428...

TeMiro/Whitehall Farm Systems Group
05/06/14  9:00am
This is our annual bus trip for farm staff and partners. Visiting new conversion of ex DG member Ross Deacon and then onto Raglan and see the extremely interesting Whaingaroa Harbour Care Project. Bring money for lunch. For more information contact Phil ...

Fraser Road Discussion Group
05/06/14  11am
Group visit to Stratford Demonstration Farm to view the covered feed pad trial....

Paeroa Discussion Group
05/06/14  10.30am
This farmer group discusses and analyses the host farmer's system and management practices, in order to identify opportunities and solutions that meet the host's future goals and objectives. It also discusses seasonal issues and challenges that are affect...

Kaupokonui Otakeho Discussion Group
05/06/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers and keep up to date with current research. To find out more about the Kaupokonui Otakeho Discussion Group contact Michelle Taylor Consulting Officer Coastal...

Healthy Rivers Plan for Change - Te Kauwhata
06/06/14  10:30am-12:00pm
CHANGE IS COMING TO YOUR FARM - ARE YOU PREPARED?Have your say in the Healthy Rivers Plan for Change!Waikato Regional Council will make a change to its regional plan to improve water quality of our rivers and lakes. These changes will affect the way you f...

Healthy Rivers Plan for Change - Gordonton
06/06/14  2:00pm-3:30pm
CHANGE IS COMING TO YOUR FARM - ARE YOU PREPARED?Have your say in the Healthy Rivers Plan for Change!Waikato Regional Council will make a change to its regional plan to improve water quality of our rivers and lakes. These changes will affect the way you f...

North Waikato Biz Start
06/06/14  11am
This group is fully subscribed for the season. Sessions in the Biz Start groups will focus on building business and people management skills to equip you for senior level management positions, or owning or running your own farm business. For more informa...

Tatuanui Farm Systems Group
10/06/14  11am
This farmer group discusses and analyses the host farmer's system and management practices, in order to identify opportunities and solutions that meet the host's future goals and objectives. It also discusses seasonal issues and challenges that are affect...

Galatea Discussion Group
10/06/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
The Galatea discussion group will investigate the host's farm system and offer constructive recommendations to lift farm productivity. The group will be practical and discuss on farm management but will relate discussion back to profit and key proformance...

Tokomaru/Linton Discussion Group - Horowhenua
10/06/14  11am
The details of this trip yet to be confirmed but lock in the date and we will discuss some ideas at group. Please let me know if you have any ideas.   Contact:Abby Hull - Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 244 3428Email: abby.hull@dairynz.co.nz ...

South Wairarapa Discussion Group
10/06/14  9.45am
Meet at Greytown South petrol station at 9.40 am. Leave at 9.50 sharp.   Contact:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz ...

Kaimata Waitoriki Discussion Group
10/06/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Dorie/Seafield Farm Systems Group
10/06/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Na...

Masterton/ Carterton Discussion Group
10/06/14  10.00am
Trip to Massey No 1 and No 4 Research farms. Massey No 1: Low Input, Precision Agriculture OAD system. Massey No 4: Housing cows trial. Lunch details TBA   Contact:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dair...

Mark & Measure: Strategy & Business - Queenstown
10/06/14 - 12/06/14  8.30-5.00pm
Gain a deeper understanding of your business and identify opportunities to fulfil your personal, business and financial goals. Refreshed for the 2014 season; Mark and Measure: Strategy and Business seminars combine the content and learning from DairyNZ's...

Mark & Measure: Strategy & Business - Queenstown
10/06/14 - 12/06/14  8.30-5.00pm
Gain a deeper understanding of your business and identify opportunities to fulfil your personal, business and financial goals. Refreshed for the 2014 season; Mark and Measure: Strategy and Business seminars combine the content and learning from DairyNZ's...

Mark & Measure: Strategy & Business - Queenstown
10/06/14 - 12/06/14  8.30-5.00pm
Gain a deeper understanding of your business and identify opportunities to fulfil your personal, business and financial goals. Refreshed for the 2014 season; Mark and Measure: Strategy and Business seminars combine the content and learning from DairyNZ's...

Taramakau/Rotomanu/Inchbonnie Farm Systems Group
10/06/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
The 2013/14 season has just finished - what are the key decisions we should be making for the upcoming one? • What did we learn from the past season? • Are we ready for winter? What's still to put in place? Contact: Ross Bishop Phone: 021 277 2894 Email...

Eureka Peat Discussion Group
10/06/14  11:00am
The Eureka FSG is an active group which meets on the second Tuesday of the month. The group discuss issues of the day both of the host farm and the season. Robotic Milking farm. The visit is yet to be confirmed. For more information contact Phil Irvine ...

Biz Grow Stratford
11/06/14  10:30am
Biz Grow: designed to meet the needs of farmers in sharemilker and equity partner that are looking to speed up their progression in the dairy industry. Sessions will focus on strategic, financial and performance management skills and resources to equip pa...

Central Grey Valley Farm Systems Group
12/06/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
Milking for the first time on the property in two months - how are things looking?• What's been involved getting the farm to this point?• What's still left to do?• Anything that would have been done differently? Contact: Ross BishopPhone: 021 277 2894Ema...

Colyton/Ashhurst Discussion Group
12/06/14  11am
Winter meet, if you are new to the area come and meet the locals. Contact:Julie Morris - Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 222 9023Email: julie.morris@dairynz.co.nz ...

Tangiteroria Discussion Group
12/06/14  10:30am
Contact: Corey Thorn 027 886 0221 corey.thorn@dairynz.co.nz...

Hinds/Longbeach Farm Systems Group
12/06/14  1:00pm - 4:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Na...

Culverden Farm Systems Group
12/06/14  10:45am - 1:15pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Vi...

Ohangai Discussion Group
17/06/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Morrinsville North Discussion Group
17/06/14  11am
This Discussion Group is open to any one involved in dairying or dairy related agri-business. For more information contact Joan Barendsen-Heald Phone: 027 293 4401 Email: joan.barendsenheald@dairynz.co.nz ...

Rakaia Pasture Plus
17/06/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This group is limited to a certain number of people, and it is required that you commit to coming to the group monthly. It is aimed at people who are currently controlling pasture management decisions on farm. If you are interested in joining, please cont...

Buller Farm Systems Group
17/06/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
The 2013/14 season has just finished - what are the key decisions we should be making for the upcoming one? • What did we learn from the past season? • Are we ready for winter? What's still to put in place? Contact: Ross Bishop Phone: 021 277 2894 Email...

Oaonui Discussion Group
17/06/14  11:00am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers and keep up to date with current research. To find out more about the Oaonui Discussion Group ring Michelle Taylor Consulting Officer Coastal Taranaki on 02...

The Great NZ Once a Day Discussion Group Meeting
17/06/14 - 18/06/14  12noon
The opportunity to discuss OAD milking systems with experts Registration here 17th and 18th June 2014 Copthorne Resort, Solway Park, Masterton   This event is all about full-season once-a-day [OAD] milking systems, but interested TAD farmers wi...

Eketahuna Discussion Group
17/06/14  10.30am
Contact Abby for further details. Abby Scott Senior Consulting Officer Manawatu/Horowhenua/Northen Wairarapa DairyNZabby.hull@diarynz.co.nz Mob 021 244 3428...

Healthy Rivers Plan for Change - Cambridge
18/06/14  10:30am-12:30pm
CHANGE IS COMING TO YOUR FARM - ARE YOU PREPARED?Have your say in the Healthy Rivers Plan for Change!Waikato Regional Council will make a change to its regional plan to improve water quality of our rivers and lakes. These changes will affect the way you f...

High Input Discussion Group
18/06/14  11am
This is a closed discussion group. To register your interest in participating in a High Input Discussion Group phone Bridget Roper Taranaki Admin and Event Coordinator on 021 619 071 or email bridget.roper@dairynz.co.nz...

Paeroa Farm Systems Group
18/06/14  11am
The Paeroa group's purpose is to discuss and analyse the host farmer's business, and make recommendations to help them achieve their stated goals. Members share and gain seasonal information that is relevant to their own productivity and financial managem...

Repro Rock Seminar
18/06/14  10.30am - 1.30pm
Topics:Farmer speaker on Ashley and Karen Cullens success story “Our journey to improving reproduction performance” to New Zealand top 25% . Production System 3 (10% of total feed is imported). The 6 week InCalf rate lifted from 54 to >80% and empty r...

Rerewhakaaitu Discussion Group
18/06/14   - 1:30pm
This Whole Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. This group uses an open forum that draws on the experiences of all its members. Lunch kindly suppli...

Manawaru/Wardville Farm Systems Group
19/06/14  11am
The Manawaru/ Wardville group's purpose is to discuss and analyse the host farmer's business, and make recommendations to help them achieve their stated goals. Members share and gain seasonal information that is relevant to their own productivity and fina...

Karamea Farm Systems Group
19/06/14  10.45am - 1.00pm
Completion of first year as a dairy conversion - how did it end up? • What went well and what could have gone better? • Targets for the property - have they changed? Why? • Setting the farm up for calving - what needs to be done? • Keeping pasture and st...

Te Pahu Discussion Group
19/06/14  10.30am
To be advised, Contact: John Vosper, Consulting Officer, Mobile: 027 475 0918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

Taupiri Orini Ladies Discussion Group
19/06/14  10am
Annual Planning meeting with a difference. This has been poorly attended in the last 2 years so we'll be dreaming up something to make it a must attend event. Pot Luck Lunch to conclude. For more information contact: Phil Irvine, Consulting Officer Hamilt...

Katikati Whole Farm Assessment Group
19/06/14   - 2:00pm
The Katikati Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group. Contact your convenor ...

Okato Warea Discussion Group
19/06/14  11am
Pre calving catch up at Rahotu Tavern....

Bulls/ Sanson Discussion Group
19/06/14  10.30am
Detail of the winter field trip TBC but please but the date on your calendar and well discuss details at discussion group.   Contact:Abby Hull - Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 244 3428Email: abby.hull@dairynz.co.nz ...

Mayfield/Carew/Westerfield Farm Systems Group
19/06/14  1:00pm - 4:00pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Na...

Bell Block Lepperton Discussion Group
19/06/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Healthy Rivers Plan for Change - Otorohanga
19/06/14  10:30am-12:30pm
CHANGE IS COMING TO YOUR FARM - ARE YOU PREPARED?Have your say in the Healthy Rivers Plan for Change!Waikato Regional Council will make a change to its regional plan to improve water quality of our rivers and lakes. These changes will affect the way you f...

Pihama Te Kiri Discussion Group
20/06/14  11am
End of season trip. Details to be confirmed....

Coastal Green 2 Gold Group
24/06/14  11:00am - 3:00pm
This is a closed group examining farm business growth and development it examines financial, physical aspects of the business and their alignment with goals and values. Please Contact Wilma Foster if you are interested in joining this group on 021 246 214...

Tokoroa Employers Group
24/06/14  10.30am-1.00pm
Come and join a like-minded group to talk about people management on your farm. If you have staff and want to learn some different tips and techniques and also hear about what other people have done, then this is for you. Topics will be advised closer t...

Riverlea Discussion Group
24/06/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Northland Focus Farm Field Day
24/06/14  10.30am
On Track for a +20000kgMS increase and a drop of $1/kgMS in farm costsContact: Gareth Baynham027 420 556gareth.baynham@agfirst.co.nz...

Kimbolton Discussion Group
24/06/14  11am
Details to be confirmed.   Contact:Julie Morris - Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 222 9023Email: julie.morris@dairynz.co.nz ...

Otorohanga Employers Group
25/06/14  10.30am-1.00pm
Come and join a like-minded group to talk about people management on your farm. If you have staff and want to learn some different tips and techniques and also hear about what other people have done, then this is for you. Topics will be advised closer t...

Te Puke Discussion Group
25/06/14  11:00am - 2:00pm
The Te Puke Farm Assessment group discusses and investigates the farm system on the host farm. Discussion on current issues and upcoming seasonal topics. An open forum that utilises the experiences of all members within the group.Please contact Kevin McKi...

Horsham Downs Discussion Group
25/06/14  11am
The Horsham Taupiri FSG is an active group which meets every 6 weeks on farms around the district. The group discuss issues of both the host farm and the season. Josh is involved as Farm Manager in this family business and is relatively new in the role. S...

Kaikohe Discussion Group
26/06/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Biz Start - Wairarapa
26/06/14  10.30am
Change-over to BizGrow: Introduction of new members. Voting for topics. Goal Setting + Strategic Management. Contact:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz...

High Altitude Discussion Group
26/06/14  11:00am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers and keep up to to date with current research. To find out more about the High Altitude Discussion Group ring Michelle Taylor - Consulting Officer Coastal Ta...

Cambridge Discussion Group
26/06/14  10.30am
To be advised. Contact: John Vosper, Consulting Officer, Mobile: 027 475 0918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

Kaitaia Discussion Group
27/06/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Profit from People Discussion Group - Winton
30/06/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Discuss effective time management over spring (managing hours, achieving results, maintai...

Eketahuna Discussion Group - JULY DATE TBC
01/07/14  10.30am
Early July 2014 (date TBC)   Contact Abby for further details. Abby Scott Senior Consulting Officer Manawatu/Horowhenua/Northen Wairarapa DairyNZabby.hull@diarynz.co.nz Mob 021 244 3428    ...

Kakaramea Discussion Group
01/07/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Tikorangi Dicussion Group
02/07/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Wintering for Success - North Canterbury
02/07/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
Wintering for Success: Plan - Do - Review This year long campaign will focus on critical success factors to ensure a top performing wintering system which achieves the expectations and outcomes for everyone concerned. There will be three meetings during...

Ngahinapouri Farm Systems Group
02/07/14  10.30am
Further details to be advised. Contact: John Vosper, Mobile: 0274750918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

South Hokianga Discussion Group
02/07/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Profit from People Discussion Group - Gore
03/07/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Discuss effective time management over spring (managing hours, achieving results, maintai...

Hukanui Discussion Group
03/07/14  10.30am
1st season as 50/50 SM on this farm. Looking for some local knowledge. 700 cows on 264 ha. 50 bail rotary shed.   Contact: Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz ...

Ngutunui Discussion Group
03/07/14 - 13/07/14  10.30am
To be advised, Contact: John Vosper, Consulting Officer, Mobile: 027 475 0918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

Huntly Discussion Group
03/07/14  11:00am
The Huntly FSG is an active group which meets approximately every 6 weeks For more information contact Phil Irvine Phone: 027 483 9820 Email: phil.irvine@dairynz.co.nz...

Aranga Discussion Group
03/07/14  11:00am
Pre calving lunch. Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Wintering for Success - Mid Canterbury
03/07/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
Wintering for Success: Plan - Do - Review Winter 2014 starts now! This year long campaign will focus on critical success factors to ensure a top performing wintering system which achieves the expectations and outcomes for everyone concerned. There will b...

Employers Workshop - South Canterbury
03/07/14  1:00pm - 4:00pm
This workshop series focuses on many aspects of people management including staff motivation and performance, recruitment and orientation, as well as training and personal development. It is also about improving leadership skills so that you attract, reta...

Employers Workshop - South Canterbury/ North Otago
04/07/14  1:00pm - 4:00pm
This workshop series focuses on many aspects of people management including staff motivation and performance, recruitment and orientation, as well as training and personal development. It is also about improving leadership skills so that you attract, reta...

Ruawai Discussion Group
05/07/14  10:30am
Pre calving catch up. Contact: Corey Thorn 027 886 0221 corey.thorn@dairynz.co.nz...

Browns Farm System Discussion Group
07/07/14  10:45am - 1:30pm
Free stall barn wintering Discuss free stall barn wintering Please bring your lunch For more information contact Richard Kyte on 0212463166 or richard.kyte@dairynz.co.nz...

Skinner Road Discussion Group
08/07/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Rakaia Pasture Plus
08/07/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
This group is limited to a certain number of people, and it is required that you commit to coming to the group monthly. It is aimed at people who are currently controlling pasture management decisions on farm. If you are interested in joining, please cont...

Masterton/ Carterton Discussion Group
08/07/14  10.00am
Condition Score rally + guest speaker   Contact:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz...

Wintering for Success - North Otago
08/07/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
Wintering for Success: Plan - Do - Review This year long campaign will focus on critical success factors to ensure a top performing wintering system which achieves the expectations and outcomes for everyone concerned. There will be three meetings during...

Eureka Peat Discussion Group
08/07/14  11:00am
The Eureka FSG is an active group which meets on the second Tuesday of the month. The group discuss issues of the day both of the host farm and the season. Matt is involved with several farms. We will discuss issues of the day including preparedness for c...

Wintering for Success - South Canterbury
09/07/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
Wintering for Success: Plan - Do - Review Winter 2014 starts now! This year long campaign will focus on critical success factors to ensure a top performing wintering system which achieves the expectations and outcomes for everyone concerned. There will ...

Te Roti Discussion Group
09/07/14  11am
Visit to Patea farmer with irrigation. To find out more about the Te Roti discussion group ring Shirley Kissick Consulting Officer Central Taranaki 027 704 5562...

TeMiro/Whitehall Farm Systems Group
09/07/14  11:00am
This farm has been operating an all year around OAD milking system on hill country for several years and so offers something different to see and discuss. Everyone welcome. For more information contact Phil Irvine Phone: 027 483 9820 Email: phil.irvine@...

Employers Workshop - Culverden
09/07/14  1:00pm - 4:00pm
This workshop series focuses on many aspects of people management including staff motivation and performance, recruitment and orientation, as well as training and personal development. It is also about improving leadership skills so that you attract, reta...

Tariki Ratapiko Discussion Group
09/07/14  6pm
Dinner with guest speaker to be advised. To find out more about the Tariki Ratapiko discussion group ring Shirley Kissick Consulting Officer Central Taranaki 0277045562...

Lincoln University Dairy Farm Focus Day
10/07/14  1.30pm – 3.30pm
Come along to the July LUDF Focus Day. Enquiries: Ph: 03 423 0022 Email: office@siddc.org.nz Visit the website: www.siddc.org.nz for weekly updates on Farm Walk Notes...

Employers Workshop - Ashburton
10/07/14  1:00pm - 4:00pm
This workshop series focuses on many aspects of people management including staff motivation and performance, recruitment and orientation, as well as training and personal development. It is also about improving leadership skills so that you attract, reta...

South Wairarapa Discussion Group
10/07/14  10.30am
Details TBA   Contact:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz ...

Toko Discussion Group
15/07/14  11am
Social gathering at the Toko Pub. Details to be confirmed....

Pasture Plus - Wairarapa Workshop 4
15/07/14  10.30am
Workshop 4: Spring Rotation planning. RSVP to:Leo Hendrikse- Senior Consulting OfficerPhone: 021 286 4346Email: leo.hendrikse@dairynz.co.nz  ...

Midhirst Discussion Group
16/07/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Inglewood Egmont Village Discussion Group
16/07/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Wintering for Success - Culverden
17/07/14  10:45am - 1:00pm
Wintering for Success: Plan - Do - Review This year long campaign will focus on critical success factors to ensure a top performing wintering system which achieves the expectations and outcomes for everyone concerned. There will be three meetings during...

Profit from People Discussion Group - Balclutha
21/07/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Discuss effective time management over spring (managing hours, achieving results, maintai...

Kaimata Waitoriki Discussion Group
22/07/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Cardiff Discussion Group
22/07/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Tariki Ratapiko Discussion Group
23/07/14  11am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Bell Block Lepperton Discussion Group
24/07/14  10:30am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers, and keep up to date with current research. Discussion groups are available to all levy paying dairy farmers, so feel free to come along and bring your staf...

Jersey Breeders
31/07/14  10.30am
To Be advised, Contact: John Vosper, Consulting Officer, Mobile: 027 475 0918, email: john.vosper@dairynz.co.nz...

High Altitude Discussion Group
31/07/14  11:00am
Discussion groups are a great way to discuss seasonal and on farm issues, learn from other farmers and keep up to to date with current research. To find out more about the High Altitude Discussion Group ring Michelle Taylor - Consulting Officer Coastal Ta...

Matamata - Kereone Rural Professionals Meeting
04/08/14   - 6:00 pm
Matamata - Kereone Rural Professionals Meeting discusses regional topics and issues that are affecting dairy farmers and solutions that can help their dairy businesses thrive. For more information contact Aleisha Broomfield Consulting Officer Matamata/Ke...

Horsham Downs Discussion Group
07/08/14  11am
The Horsham Taupiri FSG is an active group which meets every 6 weeks on farms around the district. The group discuss issues of both the host farm and the season. This is our mid calving catch up. A chance to get off the farm for an hour or two and have a ...

Eureka Peat Discussion Group
19/08/14  11:30am
The Eureka FSG is an active group which meets on the second Tuesday of the month. The group discuss issues of the day both of the host farm and the season. This is the annual mid calving catch up. Great discussion. Bring some cash for a drink and a hambur...

Titoki Kokopu Discussion Group
20/08/14  10:30am
Mid Calving catchupContact: Helen Moodie 021 816 365 helen.moodie@dairynz.co.nz...

Morrinsville North Discussion Group
26/08/14  12.00 noon
Mid Calving Catch up - A Chance to get off farm and catch up with the farmers in your area over lunch and a drink. For more information contact Joan Barendsen-Heald Phone: 027 293 4401 Email: joan.barendsenheald@dairynz.co.nz ...

Huntly Discussion Group
28/08/14  11:00am
This is our annual end of calving catch up at the Rangiriri Hotel. Good discussion. Bring some cash for lunch. For more information contact Phil Irvine Phone: 027 483 9820 Email: phil.irvine@dairynz.co.nz...

Te Kopuru Discussion Group
28/08/14  11:00am
Mid Calving catchup. Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Waiharara Discussion Group
28/08/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Maromaku Discussion Group
04/09/14  10:30am
Contact: Tafi Manjala 0274 999 021 tafi.manjala@dairynz.co.nz...

Eketahuna Discussion Group
10/09/14  11.00AM
Calving catch-up well into spring and a good time to get off farm and come and have a chat and a meal with other farmers around the district. Great lunch at $12.00/head please RSVP to Lynette Galloway.   Contact Abby for further details. Abby Sco...

Profit from People Discussion Group Balclutha
25/09/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Taking the step from being a manager to a leader, and understand what is the difference? ...

Kerikeri Discussion Group
30/09/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Culverden Farm Systems Group
02/10/14  10:45am - 1:15pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Vi...

Kaitaia Discussion Group
02/10/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Biz Grow Stratford
08/10/14  10:30am
Biz Grow: designed to meet the needs of farmers in sharemilker and equity partner that are looking to speed up their progression in the dairy industry. Sessions will focus on strategic, financial and performance management skills and resources to equip pa...

Lincoln University Dairy Farm Focus Day
09/10/14  10.15am – 1.00pm
Come along to the October LUDF Focus Day. Enquiries: Ph: 03 423 0022 Email: office@siddc.org.nz Visit the website: www.siddc.org.nz for weekly updates on Farm Walk Notes...

Kaikohe Discussion Group
09/10/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Profit from People Discussion Group Winton
13/10/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Taking the step from being a manager to a leader, and understand what is the difference? ...

Profit from People Discussion Group - Gore
20/10/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Taking the step from being a manager to a leader, and understand what is the difference? ...

Eketahuna Discussion Group
23/10/14  10.30am
Contact Abby for further details. Abby Scott Senior Consulting Officer Manawatu/Horowhenua/Northen Wairarapa DairyNZabby.hull@diarynz.co.nz Mob 021 244 3428...

South Hokianga Discussion Group
05/11/14  11:00am
Contact: Kylie Harnett 027 838 5868 kylie.harnett@dairynz.co.nz...

Culverden Farm Systems Group
06/11/14  10:45am - 1:15pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Vi...

Biz Grow Stratford
12/11/14  10:30am
Biz Grow: designed to meet the needs of farmers in sharemilker and equity partner that are looking to speed up their progression in the dairy industry. Sessions will focus on strategic, financial and performance management skills and resources to equip pa...

Profit from People Discussion Group - Gore
24/11/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Focus on effective communication For more information contact Anna Kempthorne on 0272206...

Profit from People Discussion Group - Balclutha
01/12/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Focus on effective communication For more information contact Anna Kempthorne on 0272206...

Taumarunui Farm Systems Group
03/12/14  10:30am-12:30pm
Further details to be advised. Contact: James Burrows, Trainee Consulting Officer, South Waikato Phone: 027 702 1515 Email: james.burrows@dairynz.co.nz" 11:00am-1:00pm ...

Eketahuna Discussion Group
05/12/14  10.30am
Christmas BBQ joined by the Woodville discussion group . Contact Abby for further details. Abby Scott Senior Consulting Officer Manawatu/Horowhenua/Northen Wairarapa DairyNZabby.hull@diarynz.co.nz Mob 021 244 3428  ...

Profit from People Discussion Group - Winton
08/12/14  7:00pm - 9:00pm
These groups are open to all Dairy Employers. They are an interactive, discussion based format, with the aim to share ideas and improve staff management skills Focus on effective communication For more information contact Anna Kempthorne on 0272206...

Biz Grow Stratford
10/12/14  10:30am
Biz Grow: designed to meet the needs of farmers in sharemilker and equity partner that are looking to speed up their progression in the dairy industry. Sessions will focus on strategic, financial and performance management skills and resources to equip pa...

Culverden Farm Systems Group
11/12/14  10:45am - 1:15pm
This Farm Systems Group discusses and investigates the farm system and farm related issues on the host farm, including current topics and upcoming seasonal matters. It is an open forum that utilises the experience of all members in the group. Contact: Vi...
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