Join Federated Farmers

Feds in your corner when you need it most

Federated Farmers exists to help and support our members build better businesses in a competitive world.;
  • We aim to get you a fair deal through representing your needs at a local and national level. 
  • We provides information specially designed to improve your farming business. 
  • We keeps you up to speed on the latest farming news through regular publications. 
We are a voluntary, member funded and not for profit organisation. Can you afford not to be part of the organisation that works for you? 

Support from the Feds Community

Being a member means being part of a community that’s been at the heart of farming for nearly 120 years. We have 24 provincial organisations and six industry groups working at national and provincial level that brings farmers together and provide people for you to turn to and learn from. We also provide farmers with practical information and updates, and are there to support you when times are tough. 

A Powerful Voice

Federated Farmers has a team of policy analysts fighting bureaucracy to lower rates, lower taxes and stop laws which create extra costs and unfair outcomes for farmers. 

Free Advice

Members can receive advice on a wide range of industry related topics including animal welfare, accommodation, employment, Health & Safety, infrastructure, land access, legal issues, rates, Resource Management Act, sharemilking and immigration. 

Regular Communications

Federated Farmers produces the quarterly newspaper the National Farming Review, the weekly e-newsletter ‘the Friday Flash’, various industry group e-newsletters and provincial newsletters.

Contracts and Agreements

Our contracts & agreements are safer than a handshake, We have over 20 available to members at just a fraction of what you would pay a lawyer. Everything from employment contracts and a Farm Safety Management System to grazing, land and stock leasing agreements. Buy any two and the saving on legal fees will have more than covered your subscription to Feds. 

Special Discounts

Through our partnership programme members can access exclusive deals and rewards

Education and Training

Members are able to access our leadership courses to develop their skills.


Federated Farmers provides you the opportunity to network with other in your industry at a provincial and national level through meetings and events. 

Membership Cost

Business Owner/ Director*
including Variable, 50/50 &
Contract Milkers

Farm Manager*

Rural Contractor*


Rural Professional*

Supporter/Retired Farmers

* Allows for two people to be named on the membership, access to legal and employment services, and discounts on contracts

All prices are GST inclusive.