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 2021.
  • 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.

Simon BillingsSaputo Dairy Australia
Jess BloomfieldAARN Executive Officer
Stacey CosnettFarmlands Nutrition
Mark EmonsonTPC Agriculture
Daniel EspinosaHICO
Mia Fehring
Pip GaleCopRice
Daniel GossTAS Stockfeeds
Courtney GronowUdder Business
Jane HeynemanRivalea
Dan HochProfitable Paddock
David HugginsHuggins Nutrition
Natalie HughesBallance Agri-Nutrients
Steve McGillPGG Wrightson
Felix McGirrMyFarm Investments (NZ)
Stephanie McFarlaneMeningie Fodder
Jonathon NieldCopRice
Lisa NietschkeJ.T. Johnson & Sons
GeraldineĀ PerkinsCultivate Change Ag Consultancy
Steve RalstonDebenham Australia
Matthew RobertsonMarcus Oldham
Lyndal ShannonRivalea
Natalie SchwerinBEC
Michael TuhanReid Stockfeeds
Laura TweddleDebenham Australia
Chloe Warden-FloodReid Stockfeeds
Cameron WrightBEC
Donna WoerzDebenham Australia