Norco AgriSolutions Grain Team

NORCO GRAIN TEAM - OUR FOCUS, OUR TEAM


Norco Grain is part of Norco AgriSolutions. Established in 2010 to service grain growers and consumers. Including Norco Co-operative milk suppliers in New South Wales and Queensland.

We are an established Australian grain marketing and agricultural commodity trading business based in Toowoomba, Queensland. We trade and supply a wide variety of grains and pulses such as wheat, sorghum, barley, maize, sunflowers, triticale, oats, millets, field peas, lupins, chickpeas, as well as cottonseed and meal, canola meal, silage, lucerne and cereal hay.

OUR FOCUS

Our aim is to remain a professional, efficient and dependable service to our growers and within the marketplace. Our business is based on the following points:

  • To source and provide the most up to date pricing and market commentary.
  • To ensure that our business runs in a professional and ethical manner at all times.
  • To keep lines of communication open at all times.
  • To provide a wide range of agricultural commodities supported with excellent service.
  • To ensure that our grain growers are paid on time, every time.
  • To continue to be always reliable and respectful to our growers and customers.

 


OUR TEAM

Jaco Van der merwe - Manager Grain Trading

P: 07 4637 3312
M: 0447374232
Email: jvandermerwe@norco.com.au

Jaco joined the Co-operative in October 2022 with over 13 years of experience in the Australian grain industry working for a large Australian agribusiness. Jaco’s strengths lay in his knowledge of domestic and grower markets with a primary focus on customer relationships.

 

Neville Brown - Grain Trader

P: 07 4637 3313                                                                       
M:0407116485                                                                                                                                                  
Email: nevb@norco.com.au

Neville joined the Grain Trade team in 2013. Neville brings over 40 years’ experience in the hay and grain industry while based in the Lockyer Valley and Goondiwindi. Neville’s wealth of knowledge in the agricultural industry allows him to focus on servicing Norco milk suppliers with all their raw ingredient requirements. While buying grain from growers in Queensland and New South Wales.

 

David Henderson - Grain Accumulator

P: 07 4637 3316
M: 0427 663 418
Email: dhenderson@norco.com.au

David joined the Norco Grain team in 2022. David has enjoyed his over 30 years’ experience assisting growers market their agricultural commodities. Matching grower requirements with consumer demand. Across various commodities, roles and businesses. The best part has been talking with growers either on farm or over the phone. Please contact David with any grain enquiries.

 

Hamish Murray - Grain Accumulator

P: 07 4637 3316
M: 0428462074
Email: hmurray@norco.com.au

Hamish joined the Grain Trade team in 2023 bringing over 20years experience as a field Agronomist for Broad acre and Irrigated cropping systems in Northern New South Wales. Hamish’s strengths lay in his understanding of the crops and commodities from the grass roots up and his understanding of farming businesses. His primary focus is on sales achieved through customer service and grain quality assurance.

 

Shane Ives – Logistics Coordinator

P: 07 4627 3315
M: 0458 005 421
Email: bulklogistics@norco.com.au

Shane joined the Grain Trade team in March 2023 as the Logistics Coordinator and is responsible for movement of all commodities traded. This position involves the management of Purchase and Sale Contracts, along with the negotiation of Freight Rates and maintaining and establishing relationships with Freight Providers. 

 

Saskia Pabsch - Commodities Administrator

P: 07 4637 3311
Email: saskiap@norco.com.au

Saskia joined the team in 2017 bringing 20 years’ experience in agricultural enterprises as well as office administration. Saskia is responsible for all aspects of the division’s administration. Including grower payments, end user invoicing and customer service. 

 

Jackie Gipps – Commodities Administration

P: 07 4637 3314
Email: Jaclyn.gipps@norco.com.au

Jackie joined the team in October 2021 with experience in office administration.  Jackie is also responsible for all aspects of the divisions’ administration which includes grower payments, end user invoicing and customer service.