Dairy, Agribusiness Consultant

Bridget has a Dairy Farm Consultant for close to 15 years in both the Waikato and Bay of Plenty.

Bridget’s field of work ranges from one-on-one consultancy, working with farms ranging in size from 180 to 1200 cows, to whole farm business management and strategic planning (System 1 farms to System 5). Bridget also works extensively with Maori Trust farms and is part of project work involving Regional Councils and Dairy NZ.

Bridget’s aim as a consultant for AgFirst is to help clients grow to achieve their farming goals whatever they may be. Bridget brings a wide range of skills to help achieve this. Bringing new ideas to a farming business and fully analysing the effect on profit and sustainability are key to this.

Skills

  • Farm systems analysis
  • Financial and business planning
  • Farm environmental plans and nutrient management
  • Improving on farm performance and profitability
  • Tactical Decision making
  • Staff management and recruitment

Qualifications

  • BAgSci Massey
  • Member NZIPIM
  • Dairy farms system certified consultant through NZIPIM
  • Farmax accredited user
  • Advanced Certificate in Sustainable Nutrient management
  • NZ agriculture greenhouse gas accounting, mitigation and emissions trading certificate