MSD Animal Health is proud to support the award as it provides the winner with priceless mentoring opportunities and exposes them to leaders from across Australia and New Zealand. The award also supports those who are remarkably passionate about improving the industry.
MSD Animal Health Intelligence is the world’s leading animal intelligence group, providing world-class devices for animal identification and traceability.
Allflex Livestock Intelligence (recently acquired as part of the business unit within MSD Animal Health Intelligence) has been a proud sponsor of the award since its inception back in 2014. Allflex celebrated its 65th anniversary in 2020 and is expanding to now have a global footprint. Allflex maintains two production facilities in the ANZ region, in Brisbane Australia, and Palmerston North, New Zealand. The company's core focus is on the identification, traceability and monitoring of livestock to provide producers with data driven, actionable insights.
Te Mania Angus has joined forces with The Zanda McDonald Award in order to assist them with finding and mentoring outstanding young Australians and New Zealanders in agriculture
For more than 90 years, Te Mania Angus genetics have played a pivotal role in the Angus shift to become the most sought after breed in Australasia, at every level of the beef production chain. Today Te Mania Angus provides proven genetics to build high quality and profitable breeding herds. Extensive progeny testing and processing feedback confirms that Te Mania Angus genetics consistently outperform breed benchmarks, dominating EBV and the vital $Index tables.
Westpac Australia is proud to support the Zanda McDonald Award, which recognises and supports the future leaders in our industry. Westpac has shared a long and rich association with the rural, remote and regional communities and is committed to the Australasian agricultural industry and ensuring it is strongly supported and positioned for continued growth into the future.
Our experienced Westpac Agribusiness teams live and work in the community and share our customer’s vision, and together we work closely to achieve great things within the primary sector. Many of our team are farmers themselves, which gives them a unique perspective on all matters related to running a strong and resilient agribusiness.
Westpac Australia is committed to the long-term prosperity of the agriculture sector, and the Zanda McDonald Award is one example of how we’re helping our future leaders in the sector take their careers to the next level.
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MDH Pty Ltd is one of Australia's largest beef cattle operations, unique in the fact that the company is both family owned and operated. The McDonald family represents 6 generations of beef producers and 190 years of experience in Australian agriculture.
With a wide geographical spread of country in Australia's vast Queensland outback, MDH Pty Ltd runs 150,000 head of cattle across 14 properties, encompassing an irrigated farm and the company owned "Wallumba." feedlot on the Western Darling Downs.
ACM is made up of more than 170 leading rural and regional newspapers and community-based websites. It's bolstered by the representation of over 100 independent titles. Combined they serve millions of people in every state and territory across Australia.
Pilatus has been a supporter of the Zanda McDonald Award since its inception. We are proud to be associated with the PPP and to be a contributor to the Zanda McDonald Award; the most prestigious award in the agriculture industry. Pilatus’ commitment to manufacturing world class aircraft is echoed by the commitment that the PPP place in ensuring the future leaders of the Agriculture industry are recognised in their respective fields throughout both Australia and New Zealand.
Pilatus understands that the need for innovation and excellence are relevant not only in aircraft manufacturing but are likewise virtues that all of the Zanda McDonald Award winners hold. The Zanda McDonald Award is an aspiration for future generations in agriculture and it is an honour to be associated with the Zanda McDonald Award.
Land, Agribusiness, Water & Development (LAWD) are delighted to sponsor the prestigious Zanda McDonald Award to support the next generation of leaders in agriculture. LAWD’s commitment to being part of the evolution of Australian agriculture includes supporting the young people who are creating change within the industry.
As a company, we see information sharing as vital to agriculture’s continuous improvement and this award provides the perfect platform to do so. We look forward to playing our part in supporting the initiative into the future.
LAWD is a sophisticated real estate agency & advisory firm, with experts providing market leading transactional services and advice on land, agribusiness, water, and development. Our fully accredited valuers, experienced advisors and collaborative market leading team provide a high-quality value-add service with a proven track record both nationally and internationally.
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Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) aims to foster the long-term prosperity of the Australian red meat and livestock industry by investing in research, development and marketing activities.
As part of our commitment to developing the future leaders of the red meat and livestock industry, MLA is proud to support the Zanda McDonald Award and its recipients. Investing in young agri-leaders forms a key part of MLA's innovation and capability building program, as well as our investment in industry sustainability and advocacy. For more information about MLA, click here
Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) is Australia’s largest integrated cattle and beef producer and is the oldest continuously operating company in Australia.
Established in 1824, AACo now owns and operates a strategic balance of properties, feedlots and farms comprising around 6.4 million hectares of land in Queensland and the Northern Territory, specialising in grain fed beef and Wagyu beef production.
AACo’s focus on reimagining agriculture, valuing nature and thriving communities, our sustainability pillars, align well with the Zanda McDonald Award and its winners, who will be able to use the opportunity to make their mark as future industry leaders. Our Purpose: We’re evolving together to benefit future generations, also makes the Award a natural fit.
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Similar to Zanda McDonald’s principle, at the core of everything Property Brokers does is an unwavering commitment to make a difference to the rural communities we serve. A family business built over the past 30 years, provincial New Zealand is the place Property Brokers thrives, where relationships and trust count for everything. Property Brokers is passionate about rural real estate, the NZ agricultural sector and is proud to sponsor the career development of future rural leaders.
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AAM is a large-scale, wholly Australian-owned operator and provider of strategic investment, asset management and operational management services to Australia’s agricultural industry. This is all underpinned by a core focus in promoting investment that contributes to a positive and sustainable Australian agricultural industry.
At the heart of the AAM business is a steadfast belief in the strength and long-term performance of Australian agriculture, and a commitment to promoting change-making investments in the industry. One such commitment is through their support of the Zanda McDonald Award. AAMs support helps the Award deliver life-changing opportunities for future leaders in agriculture, which in turn also benefits the industry at large.
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