The certification scheme gives farmers confidence in the quality of the advice they receive, and gives other rural professionals such as regional councils, banks, accountants and milk companies, confidence in their referrals.
DairyNZ recognises NZIPIM Dairy Farm Systems Consultants as approved providers of DairyBase report interpretation, development of Sustainable Milk Plans, and for conducting Whole Farm Assessments.
When will Certified Dairy Farm Systems Consultants be available?
The NZIPIM scheme was released in August 2015 and the first consultants are currently undertaking their assessments. The first certifications are expected in October 2015.
In the meantime you can apply for a Whole Farm Assessment here.