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Dairy farming is the biggest employer in the Waipa District, providing more than a tenth of all jobs.

Almost a sixth of Waipa's Gross Domestic Product comes from the dairy farming sector - that's about $190 million.

agriculture cambridge-isiteFonterra, the country's largest employer and responsible for 30% of the world's dairy production, has a major factory at Hautapu, five minutes drive north of Cambridge, and others at Lichfield (the southern hemisphere's largest cheese factory), Morrinsville (the world's first automated butter factory), Te Awamutu and Te Rapa.

While dairy is easily the largest contributor to the area's agricultural economy, the rural area around Cambridge also has significant numbers of beef, sheep and deer farming enterprises.

It's estimated the Waikato is home to more than a million dairy cattle, about a fifth of the national herd, while the region has an estimated 300,000 beef cattle and more than 700,000 sheep.

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Intelact

New Zealand's largest Dairy Consultancy company - offering consultancy and advisory services to farmers, corporate and government clients.


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John Austin Ltd

Maize Planting
Maize Silage
Maize Grain
Seed Drilling
Balingand Stcking
Earthmoving
Precision spraying....
...and more.


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Source NZ

Right Feed - Right Time.


Locally owned and operated Source NZ are specialists in providing a wide range of customised animal feed solutions for NZ farmers nationwide.


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