Courses

FLRC staff support and contribute to both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by Massey University, including extramural courses. In addition, FLRC further encourages professional development by offering shortcourses tailored for the needs of the primary production sectors of the agricultural and horticultural industry.

FLRC Professional Development Short Courses:

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Sustainable Nutrient Management in New Zealand Agriculture

Developed in conjunction with the Fertiliser Association of New Zealand (FANZ), two courses are offered for the accreditation of advisors responsible for safe and effective nutrient management. The 'Intermediate' Course is offered in two options - Pastoral Agriculture and Orchard and Arable Production.

For all information on Sustainable Nutrient Management courses, Click Here.

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An Introduction to New Zealand's Agricultural Green House Gas Emissions and Management

Developed in conjunction with DairyNZ, AgResearch, New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre and MPI, this course presents New Zealand’s agricultural GHG emissions in the context of their contribution to global emissions and climate change. An introductory understanding of the GHG source/sink from the carbon and nitrogen cycles in NZ farming systems is developed, with an emphasis on pastoral and forestry systems.  The online study material, short course presentations and use of Overseer Nutrient budgeting software will introduce the practitioner to the skills required to develop emissions reduction plans for actual pastoral farming enterprises.
 
The contact course, workshop discussions and participant presentations will expose the rural professionals to the latest in GHG mitigation research for pastoral and arable farming.

A 'Pilot Course' was held n 2017 and you are invited to register an expression of interest for future courses by contacting Fiona Bardell: Click Here.

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Farm Dairy Effluent: System Design and Management

Developed in conjunction with Dairy NZ, a course is offered that is is relevant to industry practitioners, rural professionals, regulatory and governance personnel and scientists engaged in providing advice relating to the design, management and auditing of farm dairy effluent (FDE) systems.

For all information on the Farm Dairy Effluent course, Click Here.

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Other FLRC Short Courses

FLRC are experienced in developing and delivering a range of industry related short-courses and welcome any enquiry where staff may be able to meet your specific needs.

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Having been accepted for a short course, if you wish to pay by credit card, CLICK HERE

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Coursea

Participants at the Intermediate
Sustainable Nutrient Management contact course at the Palmerston North Campus.

 

Use of the latest software is a
key component of all courses

Courseb

 
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