Know How

The one factor that achieves success

Greenscope Dairies is owned by six shareholders who collectively have more than 12 decades of experience in the dairy industry in all aspects of managing dairy farm businesses and dairy Research, Development & Extension. We combine our know-how to design a straightforward system of dairy farming that delivers highly repeatable results, and we back our skills by having ‘skin in the game’ with you.

 

Decades in Dairy

  • Directorships on four dairy farms with asset value more than $40M (milking over 3500 cows)
  • Whole farm consultancies on more than 50 dairy farms and facilitation of focus farms and industry training for Dairy Australia

 

Hands on expertise

  • Pasture seed to more than 1600 farms
  • Animal health services to more than $1.5B dairy assets (500 farms)

Global Networks

  • Post-disembarkation support for thousands of exported dairy heifers in the Middle East, Pakistan and China.
  • Supply of high tech equipment to more than 50 veterinary businesses in Australia and overseas.

Industry Leadership

  • Leadership of national industry ‘on-farm best practice’ programs such as Countdown, InCalf and The People in Dairy for over 15 years.

Our Core Experience

The Greenscopes Dairies team currently manage AU$40M in dairy assets and are specialists in:

  • Farm selection and design
  • Supervision of infrastructure development
  • Pasture and feed management and feed procurement
  • Reporting farm physical and financial performance
  • Milk price negotiation
  • Animal health
  • People management on farms
  • Coaching of farm management

Get to know the Greenscope Dairies team:

We’ve compiled a short video (11 mins) to give you a first hand view of the Walcha test farm operation. Members of the Greenscopes team talks through their involvement and why the Greenscope Dairies model works.

  • Farm Operations 80%
  • Consultancy & Training 60%
  • Pasture & Herd Services 50%
  • Industry Leadership 90%
Pauline Brightling

Pauline Brightling

BAnSc (Hons), BVSc (Hons), MVSc, MAICD - Managing Director

Project manager with 30 years experience in design and delivery of dairy industry programs in Australia and internationally. Pauline led ‘The People in Dairy’ program for Dairy Australia 2006-2012.

Chris Hibburt

Chris Hibburt

BVSc, MBA, Dip HRM (Dairy), FAICD - Principal

Partner in a large corporate dairy farm, Director Glenmore dairy farm, Chair of The Vet Group. Chris is highly regarded as a senior dairy consultant and adviser to industry programs.

Tom Walsh

Tom Walsh

BVSc, MACVSc, GDipAgEc, GCertAcc, MBA, Dip HRM (Dairy),GAICD - Principal

Partner in a large corporate dairy farm, Director of The Vet Group, senior dairy consultant. Tom specialises in farming systems, farm business finance and herd nutrition.

Peter Best

Peter Best

Nuffield Scholar - Farm Development Manager

Highly respected consultant on farm development, animal health, shed design, and equipment and technology.

Peter owns a dairy technology importing business Innovative Farm Services.

Peter Notman

Peter Notman

Nuffield Scholar - Farm Development Consultant

Managing Director of two large dairy farms and Notman Pasture Seeds – a retail business that supports 10% of Australian dairy farmers.

The Vet Group

The Vet Group

The Vet Group is the largest provider of animal health solutions to Australia’s dairy sector, delivering services throughout the Eastern states and overseas. The business has over 60 staff and a focus on preventative health.