Associate Sponsors

The UK Dairy Day 2018 associate sponsors were:

Live Steaming Joint Sponsors

The AF Group are a nationwide agricultural buying group that delivers value to its members through the sourcing of products and services as well as market insight. Sourcing feed, animal health products, dairy hygiene and chemicals, bedding and other livestock products, AF can help you manage costs, drive efficiency and improve profitability.

DeLaval’s vision is to make sustainable food production possible. The products and solutions provided are designed to help dairy farmers around the world do more with less. DeLaval pride themselves in the ability to provide any farmer, in any dairy farm around the world, with everything they need to ensure a successful dairy farming business.


Bathroom Poster Sponsor

ARK Agriculture, formerly known as Bock UK, is the only company in the country specialising in sloping walled silage clamps, silage sheets, accessories and enzymes for improved biogas production.

Press Room Sponsor

Anpario offers products that work in harmony with the natural aspects of the animal’s biology to promote healthy growth. Anpario supplies its customers with quality assured products manufactured in the United Kingdom and has an established global sales and distribution network in over 70 countries. Product range includes Animal Health Products, Feeding Stuffs & Minerals, Livestock Welfare, Milk Parlours and Silage Additives.

Machinery Joint Sponsor

Battlefield Machinery is an Agricultural Machinery Dealer based in Shrewsbury Shropshire, main dealers for Kubota, Kverneland, McConnell, NRH and Marshall, Browns and Ritchie covering the Shropshire area.

Visitor Wristband Sponsor

Caisley tags are used by farmers in over 70 countries around the world.  Their programme of continuous development is focused on making tagging as easy as possible for farmers who have to deal with increasing legislative demands, to comply with animal identification and traceabilty.

VIP & Sponsors Lounge and Lunch Sponsor

De Lacy Executive is the recruitment specialist to agriculture and rural-based business, in the UK & Globally. Our professional service is based on expert knowledge, excellence and integrity.

Innovation Zone Sponsor

Set on a 635 hectare farm, Harper Adams is the UK’s leading specialist university tackling the future development of the world’s food production, animal sciences, engineering, land management and sustainable business. With a reputation for excellence and innovation, the campus offers state-of-the-art facilities and courses for undergraduate, postgraduate and lifelong learners.

Champions Dinner Sponsor

From term loans to overdrafts to asset finance and personal finance planning, we’ve got a range of flexible short, medium and long-term solutions for your farming business.

New Product Zone Sponsor

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., is the global market leader in diagnostics and information technology solutions for animal health, water and milk quality.

Bio-Security Sponsor

MSD Animal Health is dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being and performance of animals, and this year has launched a new industry initiative ‘Disease? Not On My Farm!’ that encourages livestock farmers to proactively engage in preventative herd health.


Calf Rearing Zone Polytunnel Sponsor

Manufacturer and supplier of low-cost livestock housing. The polytunnel livestock houses are widely used for sheep, cattle & poultry. Full construction service available. Visit the outside Calf Rearing Area to see the calf housing.

Cattle Infrastructure Sponsor

NWF Agriculture is a national supplier of high-quality dairy, beef and sheep feeds to UK farmers. All our compound feeds, blends and straights feeds are supported with expert advice and solutions from the sales and technical teams. NWF production sites located in Cheshire, Cumbria, Devon and Lancashire.

0800 756 2787

'Beneath the Black and White' Calf Painting Demonstration Sponsor

Scarsdale Vets provides exceptional veterinary care to farm animals, horses and pets. We pride ourselves on providing great customer service to you and top quality care to your animals.  Our farm and equine practice is based in Derby, with twelve dedicated farm vets covering the East Midlands.

Event Administration Sponsor

The Cattle Information Service (CIS) offers a range of services providing data to make informed decisions about current and future herd performance.  Involving all the leading cattle organisations, the objective is to improve standards of service, accuracy and value throughout all herd management information practices focused on breeding, health, management, profit and service.

Calf Rearing Zone Sponsor

Volac manufacturers high-quality milk replacers and colostrum alternatives, bypass fat products such as Megalac and silage inoculants.

Official Animal Health & Welfare Officer

Westpoint Farm Vets are 100% farm vets providing the highest level of specialist farm veterinary services to keepers of food-producing animals.

01306 628086

Cattle Hall Fan Sponsor

Wilson Agri is a leading supplier of Dairy Housing Equipment, Cubicles, Pasture mattresses, Tipping troughs, Zig Zag rubber & LED lights. Aiming to maximise lying times and milk production

Seminar Zone Sponsor

XLVets FarmSkills courses provide practical farm-based training delivered by vets and industry experts to improve livestock and business performance.

Trade Stand Competition Sponsor

Hettle Andrews is a Chartered independent risk management and commercial insurance broker. Using our expertise in the Charity sector, we have developed a fully integrated solution called ONE, offering specialist insurance with all of your risk management needs.

Milking Parlour Sponsor

Fullwood is a leading designer and manufacturer of milking systems and milking equipment. Globally renowned, but privately owned Fullwood has been supplying the dairy industry with all types of solutions from conventional herringbone, parallel and rotary parlours to the very latest automated milking robots for over 70 years.

Champions Dinner Drinks Reception Sponsor

The International Centre, Telford is a stand out venue, centrally located in the heart of the Midlands and with a modern, unbranded interior – it really is the ideal home for large events. Part of the Southwater Event Group, the venue comprises of an on-site production company, catering company and three hotels, two on-site and one in walking distance.

Machinery Joint Sponsor

JCB has been producing farm machinery since 1945, when Joseph Cyril Bamford built his first farm trailer. We’ve always understood that, when it comes to agricultural machinery, only the very greatest levels of performance and productivity will do.  That’s why we’ve always believed in developing specialised farm machinery; agricultural Loadalls were introduced in 1977, agricultural wheeled loaders in 1983, and Fastrac tractors in 1991.

Rubber Matting Sponsor

Fairfield Supplies supply premium quality rubber matting systems for all cattle standing and lying areas including cubicle mattress systems.

Sharing Knowledge Partner

Farmers Guardian is agriculture’s national weekly newspaper covering all sectors of the industry and all regions on the U.K.

For further information on sponsorship please contact the UK Dairy Day Team - call 01923 695225 or email