Wednesday, 19 June 2013 09:05

‘Hub’ in Lincoln master plan

Lincoln University has made public the building development plan for the Selwyn campus for the next 25 years which includes aspects of the proposed 'Lincoln Hub'.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:31

Porina biocontrol promise

IMAGINE LOOKING across the farm and being pleased to see hundreds of creatures vomiting and dying of dehydration.
Sounds surreal, but it's becoming reality thanks to smart scientists working on porina caterpillar control.

Published in Management
Friday, 23 November 2012 11:22

AgResearch develops unique biopesticide

With summer almost here, one of New Zealand's most serious pasture pests, porina (pictured), is coming out of the soil to mate and scatter vast numbers of eggs, costing farmers millions.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 November 2012 11:17

AgResearch develops unique biopesticide

With summer almost here, one of New Zealand's most serious pasture pests, porina (pictured), is coming out of the soil to mate and scatter vast numbers of eggs, costing farmers millions.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 October 2012 08:29

Feds applaud breakthrough

Federated Farmers applauds the AgResearch team for a global breakthrough on hypoallergenic milk, which could add value to new milk based exports, so long as it clears regulatory and safety approvals.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 August 2012 13:52

Lucerne lifts lambs and ewes

LUCERNE FOR lambs, transitioning dairy cows, the interaction of feed and deer genotype: those are just three of the papers at this year’s Grasslands Conference that will list Agresearch’s David Stevens among their authors.

Published in Management
Thursday, 14 June 2012 11:22

AgResearch ‘changes face of farming’

AgResearch's role in the changing face of farming is the theme for AgResearch's stand in the Premier Feature area at this year's National Agricultural Fieldays at Mystery Creek.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 May 2012 15:32

Warning on local weed imports

Check WEED infestations on farms you are importing stock or feed from or risk bringing potentially costly problems with them.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 11:52

Buttercup warning

Giant buttercup, a damaging European dairy pasture weed that is avoided by cattle due to its acrid taste, is costing New Zealand hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue as dairy farmers battle to control it.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 11:13

Shedding light on wool

THE ROLE of daylength in sheep breeding is well known, but what about wool?

Published in Management