The proposed Southern Dairy Hub is closer to fruition, thanks to strong support from farmers and businesses.
Fresh research by AgResearch scientists will help unlock mysteries about a serious West Coast agricultural pest and allow farmers to make better management decisions and potentially save money.
Hot, muggy conditions this year were a pointed reminder to dairy farmers to breed animals more tolerant of facial eczema (FE) and more resistant to the disease long-term, says CRV Ambreed.
Former AgResearch scientist Tom Fraser, who ran the recent field day, says there is a lot of potential for biological control, but it can be very slow.
The fresher the better, according to new research which shows available nitrogen from farm dairy effluent diminishes the longer the effluent is stored.
Farmers are being invited to Southern Dairy Hub information meetings to hear about the proposal and its possible benefits.
Research on lupin in New Zealand is dominated by one man’s work: Tekapo resident and former Agresearch scientist David Scott.
AgResearch scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese government's most prestigious science award for his contributions to agriculture in China.
INVERMAY AND AgResearch continue to be a worry. The Rural News headline ‘Call for head’s head’ reports that Minister Steven Joyce is referring stakeholder concerns about the Future Footprint Proposal (FFP) for Invermay to the AgResearch board. As the board approved the actions in the first place, the likelihood of anything changing is slim.
FOR ALL the talk about feed efficiency in the sheep industry it’s actually a trait with little science to support it when it comes to grazing animals, a review of the international literature by AgResearch has found.