LIC | Sponsorship

Corporate Sponsorship

As a strong supporter of rural events and communities, LIC is a proud sponsor of events that promote excellence in the dairy industry.

Our philosophy of giving back to the industry and the rural communities of our farmer owners sees us sponsor a number of events and programmes. 


New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards

The New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards attracts farmers from across the country, working in all levels of the dairy industry.  The awards showcase and support our passionate farmers of the future.
Lincoln University

Lincoln University Dairy Farm (LUDF)

The LUDF aims to  maximise sustainable profit embracing the whole farm system through:
  • increasing productivity without increasing the farm's total environmental footprint
  • operating within definable and acceptable animal welfare targets, and
  • remaining relevant to Canterbury and South Island dairy farmers by demonstrating practices achievable by leading and progressive farmers
Southland Demonstration Farm

Southland Demonstration Farm

The Southland Demonstration farm aims to provide economic, social and environmentally sustainable solutions for the Southern South Island dairy farming community.


South Island Dairying Development Centre

South Island Dairying Development Centre's (SIDDC) focus is the acceleration of South Island dairying development, particularly for South Island dairy farmers.
South Island Dairy Event

South Island Dairy Event

New Zealand’s premier dairy conference. This conference is run by farmers for farmers, which ensures the session content is always relevant on what is topical today, and useful tomorrow.
St Peter's Cambridge

St Peter's School - Lincoln University Demonstration Dairy Farm

St Peters School and Lincoln University have joined together to form a demonstration farm. This partnership hopes to have a significant impact on the future of dairying in the Waikato region, not only for current farmers but also for students – the agribusiness leaders of the future.

Massey University Dairy 1 Farm

Dairy 1 is located adjacent to the Massey University campus. It bounds the Manawatu River, within the Palmerston North city boundary. The farm is managed as a profitable, low input, sustainable pasture-based dairy farm with a Once-a-Day (OAD) milking, spring calving system.
Ahuwhenua Trophy

Ahuwhenua Trophy

The Ahuwhenua Trophy – BNZ Maori Excellence in Farming Award acknowledges and celebrates business excellence in New Zealand's important pastoral sector.
Dairy Women's Network

Dairy Women's Network

The Dairy Women’s Network supports women to stand proudly and securely in the knowledge of the value they add to their dairy businesses.


Agri - Women's Development Trust

The Agri Women’s Development Trust is a critical partner to industry in developing the capability and confidence of people, particularly women, in agriculture. It’s suite of fit –for –purpose programmes is evolving to meet the needs of industry and participants.
Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme

Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme

The Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme is an established and respected programme in the rural and primary industry sectors with a large alumni who have achieved success in leadership roles in New Zealand agriculture.
Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Ballance Farm Environment Awards

The Ballance Farm Environment Awards recognises and celebrates good farm practices which promote sustainable land management. View the 2016  Winners.




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