$425 – $450

National Dairy FARM Version 3.0 Evaluator & Trainer Course

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Hyatt Place Charlotte Airport/Tyvola Road

2950 Oak Lake Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28208

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The National Dairy FARM Program is a nationwide, verifiable program that addresses animal well-being. Having well-trained, knowledgeable evaluators is key to a successful animal care program. Learn more about the FARM Program. This two-day intensive training will cover the intent of the FARM Program and explain how to successfully complete a FARM Version 3.0 evaluation based on the National Dairy FARM Program guidelines. Those who complete the FARM Trainer Courses will be certified to train FARM Animal Care evaluators.


FARM Trainer Course

After successful completion of the FARM Trainer Course, the attendee will be certified to conduct on-farm evaluations and train FARM Animal Care evaluators. This provides cooperatives, propietary processors, veterinarians and university personnel the opportunity to conduct in-house training for new FARM Program evaluators.

Prerequisite Requirements

  • Evaluators have at least 2 years experience and a dairy science degree; OR 8 years of on-farm experience in the dairy industry
  • Evaluators are responsible for their travel and lodging expenses to and from trainings
  • Evaluators must complete the Evaluator in-person course Evaluators must score an 80% or higher on the written exam
  • Evaluators must recertify annually

*Experience must be approved by the National Dairy FARM Program

Requirements

Certified trainers must complete the Evaluator Training and score an 80% or higher on the multiple choice exam.

Cost

$450.00 which includes training materials, one breakfast and two lunches, travel to/from the farm, meeting room rental

Agenda

November 27

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Classroom - Hyatt Place | 2950 Oak Lake Boulevard, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28208

November 28

7:30 am -3:30 pm

On-Farm Evaluation - Ride Bus from the Hyatt Place





FARM Evaluator Training

This two-day intensive training will cover the intent of the FARM Program and explain how to successfully complete a FARM Version 3.0 evaluation based on the National Dairy FARM Program guidelines.

Prerequisite Requirements

  • Evaluators have at least 2 years experience and a dairy science degree; OR 8 years of on-farm experience in the dairy industry
  • Evaluators are responsible for their travel and lodging expenses to and from trainings
  • Evaluators must complete the Evaluator in-person course Evaluators must score an 80% or higher on the written exam
  • Evaluators must recertify annually

*Experience must be approved by the National Dairy FARM Program

Certification Requirements

Certified evaluators must complete the Evaluator Training and score an 80% or higher on the multiple choice exam.

Cost

$425.00 Includes training materials, two lunches, travel to/from the farm, meeting room rental

Agenda

November 27

12:00 - 4:30 pm

Classroom - Hyatt Place | 2950 Oak Lake Boulevard, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28208

November 28

7:30 am -3:30 pm

On-Farm Evaluation - Ride Bus from the Hyatt Place




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Hyatt Place - Charlotte Airport

2950 Oak Lake Boulevard, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28208


Reservation Code: NDFG


Room Rate: $109.00


Cut Off Date: 11/16/2018

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Hyatt Place Charlotte Airport/Tyvola Road

2950 Oak Lake Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28208

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