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 2020.
  • 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

Honorary Fellows of the AARN

Honorary fellowships have been awarded to:

  • Steve Little
  • Ian Sawyer
  • Damien Nankervis

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.

NameBusinessMobile/Phone
Simon BillingsSaputo Dairy Australia0447 650 060
Jess BloomfieldAARN Executive Officer0488 222 623
Stacey CosnettFarmlands Nutrition(+64) 277 784 499
Mark EmonsonTPC Agriculture0428 061 224
Daniel EspinosaHICO0418 562 625
Mia Fehring0428 662 779
Phillip (Pip) GaleCopRice0429 373 909
Daniel GossHeytesbury Stockfeeds0448 943 403
Courtney GronowUdder Business0439 366 232
Lyndal ShannonRivalea0488 577 244
Dan HochProfitable Paddock0432 955 693
David HugginsRidley0455 099 196
Natalie HughesBallance Agri-Nutrients (+64) 272 700 501
Steve McGillPGG Wrightson(+64) 277 048 415
Felix McGirrMyFarm Investments (NZ)(+64) 294 455 872
Lisa NietschkeJ.T. Johnson & Sons0448 278 848
GeraldineĀ PerkinsCultivate Change Ag Consultancy0437 035 757
Steve RalstonDebenham Australia0447 483 455
Stephanie McFarlaneMeningie Fodder0488 518 305
Matthew RobertsonMarcus Oldham0419 509 015
Natalie SchwerinLallemand Animal Nutrition07 5451 0125
Michael TuhanReid Stockfeeds0419 377 098
Laura TweddleDebenham Australia0487 481 321
Donna WoerzDebenham Australia0427 991 543