Farm Dairy Effluent System Design Accreditation Programme
Effluent System design is provided by accredited companies who meet the Dairy Industry Code of Practice.
Dairy Effluent Warrant of Fitness
Dairy Effluent Warrant of Fitness can be conducted by certified trained and experienced professionals following a consistent methodology. A full report outlining issues and actions to rectify is provided.
Nutrient Management Adviser Certification Programme
Certified Nutrient Management Advisors uphold a transparent set of industry standards to meet, so that they provide nationally consistent advice of the highest standard to farmers.
Effluent Training Courses
Find out about the range of effluent training courses that are available for the farm team and rural professionals in the effluent service industry.
BCS Assessor Certification Programme
The BCS Assessor Certification Programme is designed for rural professionals to help standardise condition scoring across New Zealand.
The Healthy Hoof Programme focuses on prevention of lameness with information and training on management and treatment.
The FeedRight programme is designed to help dairy farmers make profitable and sustainable feed management and nutrition decisions on-farm.
InCalf Foundations Training
The InCalf Adviser Course trains advisers on the use of InCalf's resources and tools.
Certified Farm Systems Consultants
NZIPIM Dairy Farm Systems Consultants use a whole farm systems approach provide context specific recommendations in line with the farm business strategy.
Whole Farm Assessment Training
This training provides participants with capability to conduct a Whole Farm Assessment (WFA) with a farmer.
Certified People Management Accreditation Scheme
Professionals to assist with full range of people management issues including staff development, engagement and retention.
Primary Growth Partnership
Building dairy sector capability through professional certification and accreditation is part of the DairyNZ and Ministry for Primary Industry Primary Growth Partnership. These programmes are built around professional training, competency assessment and commitments to on-going quality service for farmers.
There are now several professional programmes available with more coming on stream over the next one to two years. They specialise in environment (effluent and nutrients), People Management, and Animal Husbandry with a programme for Farm Consultants available soon.