School: Forest View High School
University: Lincoln University, 2015-2018
Degree: Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours)
Current employment: Perrin Ag Consultants (Rotorua)
Job description: Junior consultant in farm systems for Perrin Ag. My day-to-day work varies with some days spent out on farm carrying out monthly visits, or in the office assisting with feed and financial budgets, land use analysis, environmental plans and farm reports.
DairyNZ scholarship benefits: The DairyNZ scholarship was incredibly valuable and I am so grateful for the mentoring and help that connected me with my current employer. On top of that the financial support and the workshops and networking opportunities held throughout the year were also hugely valuable.
Future plans: Having just entered the agricultural industry after leaving university, my goals are to continue learning at work, gaining experience and trust as a farm consultant.