B Agr Sci (Hons), Advance Certificate in Sustainable Nutrient Management, Certified Nutrient Management Advisor, Dairy Farm Consultant (since 1997).
Nicky was brought up on a Sheep and Beef farm in the Hawkes Bay before marrying a Waikato dairy farmer . Nicky moved to Mid Canterbury (2005) to continue dairy farming with irrigation. Nicky and her husband farm 3000 cows on stony Lismore soils, in a red zone under LWRP Plan Change 3 rules so understands the farmer side of nutrient management issues!
Nicky’s focus is in completing Overseer Nutrient Budgets, preparing farm environment plans and preparation of land use and dairy consents. Nicky plans to use her dairy farm consultancy skills to help farmers navigate their way through their nutrient management issues, sustainably and profitably.