Allied Farmers Limited, together with its subsidiaries, offers various rural and finance services in New Zealand. The company engages in trading livestock, primarily in dairy herds; and acts as agent for the sellers and buyers at saleyards where livestock is sold by public auction and in paddock sales where livestock is sold by private treaty. It also provides access to dairy stock, an online stock tendering system, which enables placement of live bids on stock; and acts as procurement agents for bobby calves. In addition, the company operates 14 rural supplies stores trading as Taranaki Farmers and King Country Farmers. Its real estate operation markets rural and urban properties, as well as offers property management services; and residential, commercial, lifestyle, and rural real estate property development services. The company provides finance services, such as investment solutions, including first ranking secured deposits and flexible interest rate options; and finance solutions, such as seasonal finance, revolving credit, and livestock leasing, as well as term finance on farming assets, including land, livestock, dairy shares, and plant and equipment. It offers finance for rural, property, commercial, and business customers. Allied Farmers Limited has operations in King Country, Taranaki, Waikato Region, the Manawatu, and Mid/South Canterbury. The company was formerly known as Farmers Co-Operative Organisation Society and changed its name to Allied Farmers Limited in 1996. Allied Farmers Limited was founded in 1913 and is based in Wellington, New Zealand.