Julian Gaffaney

    Julian Gaffaney
  • mob: 021 891 104
  • off:(03) 307 8099
  • fax:(03) 307 0683
  • julian@mrb.co.nz
  • www.mrb.co.nz


  • Bachelor of Science, Lincoln University
  • Member of New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management
  • Kellog Rural leader Scholarship, 2006
  • Adv. Cert Sustainable Nutrient Management, Massey University


  • 3 years Arable Systems Manager
  • 2 years Field Agronomist for Pyne Gould Guinness
  • 2 years Technical support & field staff training, animal nutrition and agrichemicals for Donaghys Industries Ltd
  • Jan 2008 - present Farm Consultant for MRB


  • Farmax farm system modelling
  • Dairy and dairy support management and production systems
  • Overseer Nutrient Budgeting, FEP and SMP work
  • Discussion group facilitation
  • Climate change MPI rural professional trainer
  • Rural sector financial & production benchmarking

Julian has a broad background in agriculture, working primarily in dairy and dairy support management and production systems, with further coverage of areas including strategic planning and analysis of farm systems, discussion group facilitation and financial/production benchmarking.

Julian lives in Kerrytown with his wife Kate and two children.