Western Victoria

Feed planning for Profitability and Risk Reduction

By |2018-04-16T02:51:52+00:00April 16th, 2018|Customer, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Usually the largest cash cost on a dairy farm is feed. So, you would expect that most dairy farmers manage their feed resources very closely, on a proactive rather than reactive way. […]

Feed Base Management for Profitability – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly!

By |2018-04-16T02:54:08+00:00April 16th, 2018|Customer, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Due to the extremely dry weather since November 2017, our nutrition team have spent many hours with farmers formulating plans and rations for milk production in the absence of pasture.  […]

Saludos Hasta Luego Nico Pineda

By |2016-11-22T13:38:04+00:00July 30th, 2016|Customer, Staff News, Western Victoria|

Q1. What have you enjoyed most about your time in Australia? The experience as a whole. From the time spent as a Master’s Student at Melbourne University, the people that I’ve met from all around the world, the culture, the restaurants, the farms and the farmers….all of it. Of course, the cherry on top of [...]

From the Ground Up

By |2016-11-22T13:38:04+00:00July 30th, 2016|Customer, Event, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Maximising Dairy Farm Feed Sources With global, dairy, commodity prices taking a beating in the last 6-months, now more than ever do farmers need to focus on the management of their feed inputs and how to extract best value nutrition. With prices predicted to rebound in the following 24-months it will be essential to be in a [...]

Thank You Month

By |2016-11-22T13:38:05+00:00May 22nd, 2016|Announcement, Event, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Agriculture can be a tough business but there’s plenty to be thankful for when living on the land and a tight community is one that the city cousin will never quite understand. This June we’ll be thanking our customers for the challenge, satisfaction and reward of serving our various livestock segments. We warmly invite all [...]

RSF Top Tippers 2016

By |2016-11-22T13:38:06+00:00March 10th, 2016|Announcement, Customer, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

It’s year-two for RSF Top Tippers with 27 entering last year we hope to double those numbers and make the job of back-to-back just that wee bit harder for Top Tipper 2015 Rebecca Sutherland. The only criteria? That you’re a current customer, supplier or RSF team member. Easy peesy. […]

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Water-cooler Warbles

By |2016-11-22T13:38:06+00:00January 11th, 2016|General News, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Staff News, Western Victoria|

Trafalgar Shorty was promoted to Production manager, congratulations on the deserving appointment. Lucas Jenkinson joined our team. Lucas is playing football this year for Yallourn North and already training hard. A first home purchase is also on the cards and an early nomination for 2016’s “best boyfriend” awards. Addam Whitehead is back at work after breaking [...]

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Out to Pasture with Nicolas Pineda

By |2016-11-22T13:38:07+00:00January 10th, 2016|Staff News, Western Victoria|

Interview with Cobden Nutritionist Nicolas Pineda Six months ago we were wrapped to have Colombian Nicolas Pineda join our nutritional service team. He brings a wide knowledge of livestock farming and it’s a great honour to have him as part of the team. I sat down with him recently to find out more about his interesting [...]

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Meiji Group visit Cobden

By |2016-11-22T13:38:07+00:00November 17th, 2015|Customer, Western Victoria|

Nine dairy nutritionists from the Japanese Dairy consortium Meiji recently toured our Cobden Mill and a customer’s dairy farm in the South-West. They were fascinated with the daily mechanics of an Australian dairy farm. They sighted limited pasture grazing and a predominant focus on Total Mixed Rations as some of the considerable differences between the [...]

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A Warm Welcome to our Newest Recruit for the Nutritional Team

By |2016-11-22T13:38:07+00:00October 27th, 2015|Announcement, Customer, Western Victoria|

We would like to extend a sincere welcome to our newest Sales & Nutrition recruit for the South-West, Nicolas Pineda. He arrives with a wealth of knowledge; a degree in Veterinary Science, a Masters in Agribusiness and experience as a dairy farm manager. He will certainly be a handy addition not only to the nutritional team but [...]

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Congratulations Rebecca Sutherland you’re a winner!!!

By |2016-11-22T13:38:08+00:00October 12th, 2015|Announcement, Customer, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Staff News, Western Victoria|

L to R: Cobden Millers, Peter & Jarrod Duynhoven hoist aloft the Reid Stockfeeds Top Tippers trophy. It takes a big mitt. The final wash-up of footy tipping, saw the last “hard-earned” cleaned up by; […]

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All the best Simone, let Gibbo out of the cupboard on your way out!

By |2016-11-22T13:38:08+00:00October 12th, 2015|Announcement, Staff News, Western Victoria|

L to R: Murray (indicating how much he’ll miss Simone), Daniel (performing an Elvis tribute dance), Corey (hiding behind Trev), Trev, Simone, Peter, Kelly, Chloe & Dave. Simone Nelson finished up with Reid Stockfeeds Cobden as of last Friday (Oct 9th). We wish Simone well in taking on her new role [...]

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Raising funds for Breast Cancer Sufferers

By |2016-11-22T13:38:08+00:00October 8th, 2015|Customer, Fund Raiser, Western Victoria|

Each year we try and do our bit to give back to worthy causes and support others in the community who haven’t been so lucky with their roll of the dice. For the past 5-years one of those causes has been raising money for the ongoing development of South-West Health Care’s oncology unit, which treats and [...]

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