National Grower & Quality Services Manager
Many of you will know Jill as she has been working in grower services for Feed Central for 18 months. Jill has over 20 years’ experience owning and managing an intensive horticulture property in Kununurra WA, and for many years she was a very successful group marketer for Australian Fresh Mangoes and Australian Outback Mangoes.
Jill has vast experience in various Quality Assurance systems. For the last 18 months Jill has worked with Steve Page to spearhead the development of our Feed Central Connect App.
Jill leads our QA and Grower Services Team and has extensive day to day contact with growers across the country.
Grower Services Manager
Steve will be a familiar face; he has been with Feed Central for over 5 years and has enjoyed spending a lot of time meeting growers and inspecting Hay. Steve has recently had a short break and is now back with us, for at least another 5 years.
For 24 years prior to joining Feed Central, Steve managed farms producing grain, cotton, wool and beef.
Alongside Jill, Steve has used his expertise in the agriculture industry to develop the Feed Central Connect App and has trained many growers in how to inspect hay using it.
Steve’s role as Grower Services Manager will see him still working closely with Jill, with a focus on working with our accredited inspectors; providing them with expert advice and information.
Grower Services Co-ordinator
Trish grew up in a rural veterinary practice in QLD, spent 20 years in Ireland owning and managing several rural veterinary practices.
Trish brings over 25 years of client experience to the role. If you have a query, ask Trish first; if she doesn’t have the answers, she’ll quickly find them for you.
Her role in Grower Services sees her talking to growers, managing new listings and keeping our database current so it’s easier than ever for our customers to use.
We are excited to introduce the next evolution of Hay Inspections; we now have trained, accredited inspectors working on the ground near you.
Alex Smith –
is from NSW, he has over 4 years livestock management experience, and an extensive farming background. Alex also has considerable experience of hay, wheat and silage production. Alex is conducting visual inspections throughout Southern NSW and VIC.
Wendy Gill –
is based in NSW and is an experienced agronomist with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science. She has worked in land services in NSW for the past 12 years and continues to run a successful agronomy service across the state. Wendy is conducting visual inspections within the Forbes NSW area.
Ian Porch –
is from Dubbo NSW and has been in agriculture all his life. Currently he is director and manager of the family mixed agri-business and has experience managing large pastoral enterprises. Ian is conducting visual inspections throughout Northern Central NSW.