Diagnosing problems on-farm: Processes used by an expert farm management consultant

  title={Diagnosing problems on-farm: Processes used by an expert farm management consultant},
  author={David I. Gray and Elizabeth A. Kemp and Victoria Westbrooke and Janet Reid and Brennon Wood},
A major constraint facing the New Zealand consultancy sector is the time and cost of training novice farm management consultants. An industry funded training programme has been developed to improve the proficiency of novice consultants. However, although this programme provides good training in benchmarking and information collection, it provides limited theory about other processes that are required for the effective diagnosis of on-farm problems. To this end, a pilot study was initiated with… CONTINUE READING

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