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

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.

Name Business Mobile/Phone
Simon Billings Saputo Dairy Australia 0447 650 060
Jess Bloomfield AARN Executive Officer 0488 222 623
Stacey Cosnett Farmlands Nutrition (+64) 277 784 499
Mark Emonson TPC Agriculture 0428 061 224
Daniel Espinosa HICO 0418 562 625
Mia Fehring 0428 662 779
Phillip (Pip) Gale CopRice 0429 373 909
Daniel Goss Heytesbury Stockfeeds 0448 943 403
Courtney Gronow Udder Business 0439 366 232
Lyndal Shannon Rivalea 0488 577 244
Dan Hoch Profitable Paddock 0432 955 693
David Huggins Ridley 0455 099 196
Natalie Hughes Ballance Agri-Nutrients (+64) 272 700 501
Steve McGill PGG Wrightson (+64) 277 048 415
Felix McGirr MyFarm Investments (NZ) (+64) 294 455 872
Lisa Nietschke J.T. Johnson & Sons 0448 278 848
GeraldineĀ Perkins Cultivate Change Ag Consultancy 0437 035 757
Steve Ralston Debenham Australia 0447 483 455
Stephanie McFarlane 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