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Our New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards sponsors provide awesome support and are backing our dairy farmers across the country. 

Fonterra is one of the top six dairy companies in the world by turnover and the leading exporter of dairy products and responsible for more than a third of international dairy trade. It is owned by over 11,000 New Zealand dairy farmers who supply the co-op with more than 14 billion litres of milk each year.

DeLaval provides integrated solutions designed to improve dairy producers' production, animal welfare and overall quality of life.

Federated Farmers is an independent rural advocacy organisation, consisting of 24 provinces and associated branches giving farmers a collective voice at both a national and provincial level. The federation aims to add value to the business of farming for its members and encourage sustainability through good management practices.

Meridian Energy is a New Zealand power company that generates electricity through 100% renewable sources – wind, water and sun. We believe it’s the only way forward for people and the planet.

TRS Tyre & Wheel are the largest supplier of agricultural & industrial tyres and wheels to the NZ market. With leading tyre brands, Trelleborg and Mitas, TRS can offer specialised solutions for farming requirements.

Ravensdown products, expertise and technology help farmers reduce environmental impacts and optimise value from the land. They are an integral part of the food creation process, and the only cooperative on the planet that tests for, advises about, buys, ships, stores, spreads, measures and maps food-creating nutrients and fertiliser in a truly integrated way. They also provide products and services in environmental mitigation, and agronomy along with animal health supplements.

A fixture on Kiwi farms for over 50 years, Honda products have been designed for use in New Zealand conditions and have evolved over the years to support the developments and advancements in the rural sector. Honda are committed to supporting local communities and long term sponsorships of key rural organisations such as the  Dairy Industry Association, NZ Young Farmers and NZ Herefords. Honda take pride in providing hardworking, durable ATVs and 2-wheel farm bikes that help keep our farmers moving.

LIC is an agri-tech and herd improvement cooperative which empowers livestock farmers through the delivery of superior genetics and technology. LIC is one of the New Zealand agricultural sector’s largest private investors in R&D and new product development. More than 10,000 bull calves have been tagged by LIC as part of its Sire Proving Scheme (SPS) which commenced in 1961.

Ecolab is a global sustainability leader offering water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and the resources vital to life. Building on a century of innovation, Ecolab delivers comprehensive science-based solutions, data-driven insights and world-class service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers around the world.

CowManager's unique cow monitoring service measures ear temperature combined with behaviour. Giving you actionable insights about the health, fertility and nutrition of your herd, so you know exactly which cows to focus on – and why.

Industry Partners

DairyNZ is the industry organisation that represents all New Zealand dairy farmers. They’re focused on helping farmers build profitable, sustainable and resilient farm businesses through extension, advocacy and science and research.

Rural Training Solutions offers businesses within the Primary Industry Sector the opportunity for comprehensive and quality business development options. Working with you as a business RTS can provide both theory and practical training on your site with your equipment. They offer flexible and relevant training options to meet your specific needs.

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