Nursery Production Farm Management System

Introduction to the Nursery Production Farm Management System (FMS)


Description
Session overview
The basic elements of the Nursery Production Farm Management System (FMS) will explained.

Learning outcomes
At the completion of this learning guide, you will be able to:
•Understand the history and background of the Nursery Production FMS;
•Identify the aims and objectives of the Nursery Production FMS;
•Describe some of the technical aspects of the Nursery Production FMS;
•Demonstrate an awareness of the Nursery Production Farm Management System.

Included in this will be:-
•An understanding of the term ‘Best Practice’
•An ability to state the benefits of the Nursery Production FMS from the perspective of a grower and supplier;
•Describe the process that businesses go through to be involved in the Nursery Production FMS;
•Understand the commitments needed by an accredited/certified business operating under the Nursery Production FMS;
•Understand the role of the key people involved in the Nursery Production FMS process; and
•Understand the forms and record keeping undertaken as part of the Nursery Production FMS.

Course duration is approximately 1hour. Participants can however log out at any point and resume the course from where they left off.

Participants will be awarded a certificate upon completion and are eligible for 1 CNP points.

Content
  • Section 1
  • Introduction
  • The Farm Management System (FMS)
  • The value of Nursery Production Farm Management System (FMS)
  • NPFMS Buyer Benefits
  • Background to Nursery Production FMS
  • Commencing the journey to Nursery Production FMS
  • Improving Business Operation
  • The process to guiding on-farm change under the Nursery Production FMS
  • Section 2
  • Nursery Industry Accreditation Scheme, Australia (NIASA)
  • Technical areas covered in the NIASA program
  • EcoHort
  • Technical areas covered in the EcoHort program
  • BioSecure HACCP
  • Technical areas covered in the BioSecure HACCP program
  • Section 3
  • Key people involved in the Nursery Production FMS
  • Section 4
  • Introduction to the Nursery Production Farm Managment System
  • Survey Introduction to the Nursery Production Farm Managment System
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever