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POSITIVE FARMERS NZ FARM STUDY TOURS

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With our large network of trusted contacts worldwide - industry leaders, advisor’s and top performing dairy farmers, we take great care to formulate programmes that address the current and future needs of dairy farmers.
The lessons learnt on a New Zealand farm study tour can create a lifetime platform for success in your farming business.

Get inspired and unlock your business potential

What you learn and experience
Total clarity on what simple,high profit, resilient systems really means Basic husbandry with animals when farming at scale + grass management Strong emphasis on managing people, teams of people Developing people for high level management Money, Budgets, Banks, Cost control How does one best handle using leverage safely and effectively? How do you control spending when you have multiple units Being compliant when you are farming at scale with ever tightening regulation Governance, Managing risk, Scenario planning Simplifying systems as herds grow Project management / infrastructure - NZ really strong in this area Organisation of work on farms -NZ average 15 – 16 hours/cow. Look at one manager who is close to half that Joint venture farming -Share milking, 50-50, lower order share milking, contract milking What are the maybe 6 things that need constant monitoring in real time + immediate action - if necessary
Anticipate the challenges facing Irish and UK dairy farmers over next 5-10 years and seeing these same challenges being effectively managed on top NZ farms.

Mid West US Dairy Study Tour

The study tour of Mid West United States is exciting and shows the challenges of running a profitable dairy business in a continental climate. It also explores this intense US Dairy Industry and helps greatly in understanding the sleeping giant which is now the second largest exporter of milk in the world. It also shows how grass based farming can be adapted to all conditions and how good business and people management skills can grow a successful dairy farm business in challenging conditions.
FOCUSED FARM STUDY TOURS
See expansion At its Best

Tour Focus

Business skills and strategic planning

o Discussion with key people o Managing debt during rapid expansion

Expansion

o Key elements to have in place o Key relationships to develop o Project management when developing farms

Staff

o Create a good working environment o Build a high performing team

Sticking to core principles

o Panic slowly o Lessons and recommendations

You will be meeting people who have successfully

dealt with

Expansion

Climate challenges (Missouri is more challenging

than Ireland and the UK)

Created high performing teams

Project management when developing farms

Excellent business skills

No compromise on core farming principles,

whatever the challenges or conditions!

FARM VISITS to the top 1% of high performing NZ dairy farmers + Special Guests

SIMPLE - LOW COST, PROFITABLE, GRASS BASED SYSTEMS

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Positive Farmers, Cork, Ireland Open; Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm Telephone; 353 87 6457987 Email: positivefarmers@gmail.com
HOME INTERNATIONAL  FARM STUDY TOURS
With our large network of trusted contacts worldwide - industry leaders, advisor’s and top performing dairy farmers, we take great care to formulate programmes that address the current and future needs of dairy farmers.

Mid West US Dairy Study Tour

This study tour of Mid West United States is exciting and shows the challenges of running a profitable dairy business in a continental climate. It also explores this intense US dairy industry and helps greatly in understanding the sleeping giant which is now the second largest exporter of milk in the world. It also shows how grass based farming can be adapted to all conditions and how good business and people management skills can grow a successful dairy farm business in challenging conditions.
The lessons learnt on a New Zealand farm study tour can create a lifetime platform for success in your farming business.

POSITIVE FARMERS NZ FARM STUDY TOURS

Get inspired and unlock your business potential

Anticipate the challenges facing Irish and UK dairy farmers over next 5-10 years and seeing these same challenges being effectively managed on top NZ farms.
What you learn and experience
Total clarity on what simple,high profit, resilient systems really means Basic husbandry with animals when farming at scale + grass management Strong emphasis on managing people, teams of people Developing people for high level management Money, Budgets, Banks, Cost control How does one best handle using leverage safely and effectively? How do you control spending when you have multiple units Being compliant when you are farming at scale with ever tightening regulation Governance, Managing risk, Scenario planning Simplifying systems as herds grow Joint venture farming -Share milking, 50-50, lower order share milking, contract milking Organisation of work on farms -NZ average 15 – 16 hours/cow. Look at one manager who is close to half that Project management / infrastructure - NZ really strong in this area What are the maybe 6 things that need constant monitoring in real time + immediate action - if necessary
FARM VISITS to the top 1% of high performing NZ dairy farmers + Special Guests
FOCUSED FARM STUDY TOURS

You will be meeting people who have successfully dealt

with

Expansion

Climate challenges (Missouri is more challenging than

Ireland and the UK)

Created high performing teams

Project management when developing farms

Excellent business skills

No compromise on core farming principles, whatever the

challenges or conditions!

SIMPLE - LOW COST, PROFITABLE, GRASS BASED SYSTEMS

Tour Focus

Business skills and strategic planning

o Discussion with key people o Managing debt during rapid expansion

Expansion

o Key elements to have in place o Key relationships to develop o Project management when developing farms

Staff

o Create a good working environment o Build a high performing team

Sticking to core principles

o Panic slowly o Lessons and recommendations

See expansion At its Best

Mid West US Dairy Study Tour

Better Farming Better Business Better Living

  
353 87 6457987
Open; Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm