Jelbart Dairy field day gallery

Anastasia Kudriashova and Christy Vander Jagt, both from AgriBio, with Tom Paterson, Agriculture Victoria at Ellinbank Research Station.

A field day hosted by Jelbart Dairy on behalf of Agriculture Victoria and Dairy Australia, discussed feedpads, renewable energy, effluent systems, shelter and genetics.

The event, on December 12, 2023, was attended by about 200 people, including dairy farmers and agriculture service industry employees.

Jelbart Dairy is at Pound Creek, outside Leongatha, in South Gippsland, Victoria.

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Conor Murphy, a dairy farmer at Leongatha, with Sander Nijskens, a farm consultant from Geelong.
Representing Westpac Agribusiness in South Gippsland wee Courtney Mason and Scott Buijs
David Johnson and Beau Saye, both from Tarago Farms, Neerim South.
Brett Williams, a dairy farmer at Poowong North, with Tristan Francis, from Ridley, Gippsland.
Connie Smee, Erika Oates and Dennis Le, all from Data Gene.
Lauren and Simon Finger, dairy farmers at Yannathan Heights.
Dairy farmers, Lucy and Kallan Young, from Winnindoo.
Dairy farmer Lilly Hammond, from Buln Buln, with Tegan Blackstock, from Ellinbank Research Farm.
Kasey Hill, farm worker for Michael and Michelle Axford, Korumburra South, with dairy farmers Cam and Wayne Prosser, Korumburra.
Peter Fort, Burra Foods, with Michael Axford, dairy farmer at Korumburra South.
Michelle Axford, a dairy farmer and industry researcher at Korumburra South, Peter Neave, a dairy farmer at Newry, and Karen Romano, Dairy Australia.
Karen McLennan, GippsDairy executive officer, with Clare Hill, lead for DairyBio and Dairy Feedbase, and Pheona Smoczynska, Dairy Australia.
Dairy farmers Stewart McRae, Jenni Collings and Ross Anderson, all of Denison. Ross was MC of the field day event.
Gavin Griffiths and Sharon Mattern, both dairy farmers at Tarraville.
A small number of the 200 attendees at the field day, hosted at Jelbart Dairy, near Leongatha.
Debbie Twiss, from the WestVic Dairy extension team, with Erika Oates and Lee Monks, of Data Gene.
Brian Gannon, farm consultant, with Michael and Andrea Axford, dairy farmers at Korumburra South.
Nita McRae, dairy farmer at Denison, with her farm worker, Hilke Schulz, from Germany, who is raising calves on the McRae farm. Hilke’s family has their own dairy farm in the Schleswig-Holstein and she worked in Germany as a laboratory scientist in a dairy processing company.