The Midfield Group is extremely proud of the partnerships it has developed with more than 3000 farmers throughout south-east South Australia and south-west Victoria. As local farmers ourselves we are committed to the land and local industry and we are dedicated to continuing our strong relationships with existing and new UDC suppliers. We are proud to continue our hands-on working relationship with our farming partners and our local management and milk supply team are accessible at times that suit our suppliers.
Why supply UDC
As a growing company focused on sustainability, in addition to local support we can offer partnering dairy farmers:
- Smooth seasonal pricing and cash flow payments
- Multiple monthly payments
- Guaranteed minimum full year milk price
- Competitive milk price
- Buying groups to reduce input costs for feed/fert/electricity
- No shares or investment required to get the best price for your farming system
- Farm to your farm and get the best price for your farming system
- Step ups are retrospective for all solids supplied
General Manager - Milk Supply & Operations
Andrew has worked in the dairy industry all his working life at the same site at Allansford. Starting on the factory floor he performed multiple roles over the 33+ years. In the early days he worked as a Micro Lab Technician then become a qualified Pasteurizer Operator, Membrane Technologist and Cheesemaker. From here he worked in various management roles gaining extensive experience in operations, planning, logistics and in recent years managing numerous third party commercial accounts in Supplier relations.
He understands the value of solid relationships and has a can-do attitude.
Milk Supply Manager
Kym has had a passion for the dairy industry for 38 years. Although starting as fitter and turner at an early age, he began to find a passion for dairy as he entered into share farming at Fleurieu Peninsula. He spent many years experiencing work on multiple farms for a total of 10 years until Kym decided to expand his knowledge and become a regional dairy ambassador. From there he continued to progress and spent 7 years as a farm manager for Demo Dairy (Terang) and 7 years as a field officer for Murry Goulburn.
Kym is now part of the UDC team as a Milk Supply Manager for South Australia and has experience managing 1200 cows right down to 100. His extensive knowledge and diversity in different roles allow for expert advice, if you have a question for Kym, don’t hesitate to call.
Milk Supply Manager
David has had more than 25 years’ experience in the dairy industry, growing up and helping on his parent’s farm in the UK. Agriculture generally was a passion from an early age with dairy farming being a major focus. After completing formal education, he worked on a large mixed farm to gain experience before going to university where he gained a degree in agriculture.
David travelled overseas to Canada and here in Australia working in dairy and cropping for several years. He has been exposed to varied farming systems and held significant on-farm management positions, including a 10-year stint in corporate milk supply.