Take waste out of your business, empower your staff and grow your bottom line with FarmTune, the Lean Management Programme for Dairy Farmers.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Built on the principles of LEAN FarmTune is a proven system developed by DairyNZ for farmers that gives you the tools to learn how to:

  • Sharpen Your Operation
  • Find the Opportunities
  • Identify and Eliminate Waste
  • Improve Health and Safety
  • Streamline Milking Times
  • Eliminate Frustration
  • Engage and Empower Your Team
  • Improve Team Communication

FarmTune courses are delivered by trained and accredited FarmTune consultants. The workshops engage you and your farm team to practically learn and implement LEAN farm management.

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Over a 3 month programme of 7 half day workshops your farm team will learn:

WORKSHOP 1:

FINDING THE OPPORTUNITY (OFI)

  • Introduction to Lean Thinking
  • Establish the Why?
  • Waste
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Identifying Opportunities
  • Toolbox Meetings

WORKSHOP 2: 

PROBLEM SOLVING

  • OFI Management
  • Defining the Problem
  • Identifying Root Cause
  • People Problems
  • Prioritising OFI

WORKSHOPS 3 & 4:

IMPLEMENTING SOLUTIONS

  • Value Adding Solutions
  • Future State VSM
  • Checkpoints & Checklists
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Visual Controls
  • Process Controls Summary

WORKSHOPS 5 & 6:

EMBEDDING THE BEHAVIOURS

  • Workplace Solutions
  • 6S Planning
  • 6S Implementation
  • 6S Audit

WORKSHOP 7: 

SUSTAINING PROGRESS

  • Continuous Improvement Culture
  • Roll Out Plan
  • 6S Audits
  • Toolbox Meetings

Watch How FarmTune® Has Helped These Farmers Save Time & Money

 

CASE STUDIES

“We increased our 6 week in calf rate from 68% to 79% in three years through implementing FarmTune”

Paul & Juanita Marshall, Aratiatia Dairies

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“I’ve put all my farm managers and their teams through FarmTune. On average it’s saved us 1.8 hrs per day per farm by identifying and cutting waste”

Rhys Roberts, Align Farming Partnership

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“If you want to eliminate unnecessary costs and frustration then FarmTune is the way to go”

Simon Chapman, Roxburgh Dairies

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Supported By:

DairyNZ CMYK 1

HOW TO REGISTER

To find out more, or to register your interest in the next FarmTune series of workshops (Starting in Jan 2019) contact us. 

 

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