Dairy, Agribusiness Consultant

Lycinda Lett began consulting as a Dairy Advisor with the AgFirst Waikato team in February 2011. She has a Bachelor of Agricultural Science with 2nd class Honours from Lincoln University. Since joining the AgFirst team she has completed both the Intermediate and Advanced Sustainable Nutrient Management courses at Massey University.  She has recently completed a Kellogg Rural Leadership Scholarship, with her project investigating ‘Barriers & Opportunities to Improving Dairy Farm Rosters in the Waikato’.

Lycinda has a keen interest in on farm environmental challenges and is also passionate about staff/labour management on dairy farms. She is a farm systems specialist with vast experience using the Farmax farm systems model.

Qualifications:
• 2014 Certification in Farm People Management, Massey University
• 2014  Kellogg Rural Leadership Scholarship
• 2012 Advanced Sustainable Nutrient Management Course, Massey University
• 2011 Intermediate Sustainable Nutrient Management Course, Massey University
• 2010 Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours (2nd Class Hons), Lincoln University
• Member NZIPIM
• Registered Farmax Consultant

Key Skills:
• Farmax Dairy modelling
• Overseer modelling
• Strategy planning
• Financial budgeting
• Recruitment management
• Project management

Key Projects:
• Dairy Push – South Waikato & Hauraki
• Sustainable Milk Plans (South Waikato)
• DairyNZ Gap assessment