David coordinates with our web, phone, and regional sales team to deliver quality hay throughout Australia.
David has 18 years of experience helping livestock producers maximize their profitability by measuring individual animal performance with hardware and software systems across Australia. He completed a 2-year Diploma in animal production at Longreach Agricultural College, managed large beef, sheep, and wool enterprises in Qld and NSW before settling down in Warwick Qld with his family.
Outside of work, Dave enjoys traveling, camping, and spending time with his family.
Anthony handles the incoming enquiries from our website and manages new customers looking for quality hay.
During his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his kids and getting out to visit the horses.
Nev has been helping long-term users of hay and grain to experience the Feed Central way of sourcing quality feed for cattle since 2011.
Nev is also our resident fertiliser specialist, helping our customers decide on the optimal soil ingredients for thriving crops via our sub-brand Central Fertiliser.
Growing up on the Darling Downs in a mixed farming operation of dairy, beef, and grain set Neville up on a lifetime journey of studying soil & plant nutrition.
Responsibility in managing Fertiliser and Feed Companies and the thirst for information saw Neville complete Diplomas in Business Management, Agriculture, Horticulture, and Landscaping. Neville has also studied Mineral Nutrition and applied this to many sections of Soil, Plant and Animal requirements for farmers across Australia.
Alex works across Southern New South Wales and regularly travels along the coast and inland, meeting with farmers
Alex has a wealth of experience in the industry, after growing up on a farm in Holbrook, then working as a stock and station agent. He later started his own contracting business before joining Feed Central completing inspections, then moving into a sales role.
Alex recently moved to Wodonga with his partner and two kids, where he enjoys camping and fishing in his free time, as well as watching the footy and cricket.
Tom recently joined the team and is in a training period as a key support to the sales team, specialising in web sales,
Kimberley grew up on a small property surrounded by cattle and poultry most of her life and has a passion for agriculture.
Matt oversees our Quality Assurance processes, ensuring consistent quality across our lab and on-farm inspections.
Steve started his working career with Elders working throughout Queensland for 9 years. In 1991 Steve took on the
He has a strong connection to the land, enjoys being out seeing the country, meeting and helping all those associated with farming. Steve has completed a number of Diplomas and is presently completing a Degree in Agrifood Production at UNE.
Steve is married with two grown children and loves having quality time with them.
Sharan joined the Feed Central team as Quality Assurance Assistant supporting Kimberley in her role.
Sharan grew up in Charleville in South West Queensland and then completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Animal Studies at the University of Queensland in Gatton. Sharan worked at a Feedlot on the Darling Downs for 14 years where she gained an understanding of the importance of knowing the nutritional value of feed stuffs to maximise weight gains in beef cattle and the impact this can have on profit margins.
Sharan, her husband, and 2 girls enjoy a rural lifestyle with their dog and 12 head of cattle.
Tilea liaises with hay growers, arrange inspections, conducts visual inspections, and gathers all the necessary information for
You can find Vanessa answering the phone, helping sort the daily delivery of feed tests for the lab, or helping out anywhere in the
Raised on the land, Vanessa comes from a background in rural auctions and administration, and she’s a regular all rounder who works across many of the steps of the quality assurance process.
Danny has owned and worked on farms his entire life, and enjoys learning how other hay growers do things when working as a hay
John has a diverse agricultural background which includes running his own small farm forestry enterprise. He has been a familiar
Jim Delahunty, a proud farmer from the Horsham area, has an unwavering passion for agriculture and broad experience as a grower,
Armidale-based Ariane has previously worked on farms, stations, and in the genetics research sector. She still works in the
Ben has specialised in haymaking for nearly 20 years and committed his life to providing high-quality hay services.
Jeremy has extensive experience in haymaking and farming. With a background in family farming, Jeremy has spent three
Anthony Lines is a Flinders Ranges local and a third-generation hay farmer. Anthony and his sons, Ashely and Bradley are all trained hay inspectors,
With over five decades of farm business ownership, Jim has recently transitioned into a semi-retired role where he brings his
Wade is a flying rover who has a passion for farming and aviation. While operating a lucerne hay and beef cattle enterprise he also
ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTICS
Emma ensures carriers are assigned to loads and hay is delivered on time. She has a background in quality
After finishing High School, Nicci completed her Diploma of Accounting and worked in accounting firms for a number of years.
Rachel brings a wealth of experience to her role at reception, serving as the initial point of contact for our customers,
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & INNOVATION
Mark oversees a wide spectrum of internal technology management and new digital project development and execution.
Megan plays a central role in managing sponsorships and events at Feed Central. Her responsibilities encompass organising events,
Jill comes originally from WA, with most of her farming experience being achieved over 20 years as co-owner
During this time she managed contract picking, packing, marketing and logistics for up to 50 local producers over 5 crops. She has many years of experience in group marketing with Australian Fresh Mangoes, Australian Outback Mangoes and was a member of various peak industry bodies.
QA systems such as Freshcare, SQF2000, NAASA, HACCP, Eurepgap and later with ISO 9000 Series gave her a good understanding of the Feed Central program. When not at work Jill enjoys snow skiing, sailing and spending time with her family.
Derek has a diverse background in dairy farming and cattle. Growing up in this environment instilled in him a
Susannah Birch is a marketing professional who specialises in the digital space. She earned her Master’s degree
Tim established Feed Central in 2002 and is the Founder and Managing Director.
Born and bred in the Riverina, Tim completed part of his secondary education in Melbourne, some in Western Queensland and then in Brisbane, before attending the University of Queensland (Gatton) to study a Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness). Tim has travelled extensively within Australia and internationally to gain an exceptional understanding of climatic and market conditions.
Tim’s career motivation is to ensure that Fodder Industry produces product that meets our customer’s expectations and to ensure that there are commercial, market based mechanisms to benchmark, differentiate and reward quality production. Tim has served as a board member for Australia Fodder Industry Association (AFIA) and The Queensland Agricultural Merchants Assoc Inc. When not working at Feed Central Tim enjoys spending time with his growing family and improving the family home.