AARN Further Learning Program

  • Provides members with a significant opportunity for personal professional development and recognition of their expertise among their peers.
  • Consists of written and oral examinations held every second year. The next will occur in September/October 2018.
  • A 12-18-month preparation period is recommended. Applications close on 31st December in the year preceding the examination. (Late applications are accepted between 1 January and 31st March in the year of the examination, subject to payment of a late fee).
  • Successful candidates are entitled to use the letters 'AARNe' after their name and use the 'AARN Member by Examination' logo on their business card and stationery.

Handbook for Further Learning Program

Scholarship for Students

Mid-Career Travel Grant

Honorary Fellows of the AARN

Honorary fellowships have been awarded to:

  • Steve Little
  • Ian Sawyer

AARN Exam Graduates

The following AARN members, having successfully completed the AARN Further Learning Program, have had the award of AARN Member by Examination conferred on them. Each has demonstrated a high level of competency in the field of ruminant nutrition and feeding, as would be expected of a person providing professional advice to nutritionist colleagues not similarly qualified.

Name Business Mobile/Phone
Simon Billings Saputo Dairy Australia 0447 650 060
Jess Bloomfield AARN Secretary 0488 222 623
Stacey Cosnett Farmlands Nutrition (+64) 27 7784499
Mark Emonson TPC Agriculture 0428 061 224
Mia Fehring 0428 662 779
Phillip (Pip) Gale CopRice 0429 373 909
Courtney Gronow Udder Business 0439 366 232
Lyndal Hackett Rivalea 0488 577 244
David Huggins Ridley 0455 099 196
Steve McGill PGG Wrightson (+64) 27 704 8415
Felix McGirr MyFarm Investments (NZ) (+64) 29 4455872
Lisa Nietschke J.T. Johnson & Sons 0448 278 848
Geraldine Perkins Rivalea Australia 0418 294 895
Steve Ralston 0447 483 455
Stephanie Reichert Meningie Fodder 0488 518 305
Matthew Robertson Marcus Oldham 0419 509 015
Natalie Schwerin Lallemand Animal Nutrition 07 5451 0125
Michael Tuhan Reid Stockfeeds 0419 377 098
Laura Tweddle Debenham Australia 0487 481 321
Donna Woerz Debenham Australia 0427 991 543