Farmgate Stockfeeds employs a passionate, friendly and enthusiastic team of local people who have many years’ practical experience, as well as training and qualifications in dairy farming, nutrition and agriculture. Read on to find out more about the Farmgate team.
Mathew LoganManaging Director
Mathew started business on the family dairy and beef farm in 1993, and now oversees the entire business operation. Mathew purchases all grains and organises freight logistics, and is also seen regularly driving our trucks or operating the mill as he fills in for staff who are on annual leave.
Tammi LoganOffice Manager
Tammi likes to think she’s really the boss around here! Her role includes overseeing the office, organising financial requirements, ensuring Feedsafe and Quality Assurance obligations are met, conducting human resources and marketing activities, and purchasing resources.
Owen ReesTechnical Advice and Sales
Owen has many years’ experience in the animal nutrition field, primarily focusing on dairy but also with sheep and beef. He is currently a full member and past president of the Australian association of Ruminant nutrition. Farmgate Stockfeeds is pleased to be able to offer our clients Owen’s expertise.
Hannah TorneyTechnical Advisor and Sales
Hannah recently completed her Advanced Diploma of Agriculture and Agronomy. She has completed a school-based apprenticeship in dairy farming and has worked as a dairy hand. Hannah is full of enthusiasm and is keen to further her work in animal nutrition.
Gary WilliamsFreight In
Gary drives our other quad dog, he also freights grain in daily, to help meet the mills production requirements. He then will help us with deliveries from the mill when needed.
Bernie LilleyDelivery Driver
Bernie joined us in 2007 as our Delivery Driver and is still performing that role now, regularly juggling two delivery trucks. In conjunction with our nutrition team, Bernie would be our biggest on-farm presence and always represents the business in a professional manner. Prior to commencing with us, Bernie operated his own dairy farm at Heywood and Ecklin.
Paul AndersonFreight In and Truck Maintenance
Paul was the first staff member Farmgate ever employed back in 2001. Paul drives our B-Double truck and also maintains our fleet of trucks as he is a diesel mechanic by trade. Paul has helped us – quite literally – build the mill to what it is today. He can also operate the mill and does freight logistics when required.
Nick TateFreight In
Nick has also been with us since 2005 and drives one of our quad dogs. He freights grain in daily, to help meet the mills production requirements. He will also help us with deliveries from the mill when needed.
Sarah LoganAdministrative Support
Sarah works in the office two days a week with her role including invoicing, customer liaison and administrative duties. Sarah is an interior designer by trade and offers us efficient and friendly administrative support.
Jarrod BaudinetteMill Staff
Jarrod started work as a Mill Hand with Farmgate Stockfeeds in 2006 and now supervises two other mill staff. Jarrod often starts the mill up as early as 3am to fulfil our daily production requirements.
Minnie works with Farmgate three days a week with her role encompassing payroll, accounts payable and receivable, customer liaison and administrative support. Minnie has been with us since 2005, and is also actively involved in the operation of her family’s own dairy farm.
Emma WinesMill Staff
Emma is our little “pocket rocket”. Whilst small in stature, she manages to operate the mill and large trucks efficiently. Emma also grew up on her local, family owned dairy farm and still assists there when needed.
Castle FimmelMill Staff and Delivery Driver
Castle joined our team recently and is versatile enough to be able to operate the mill and then jump in the truck to assist with deliveries. Castle has previously share farmed on a dairy farm, and understands the industry well, as do many of our staff.