Tuesday, 27 September 2016 12:55

Farmers could treble their calf cheques

Dairy farmers are being urged to review their breeding strategies for the upcoming mating season to get benefits gained by the breeding of low BW cows to proven beef sires.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 September 2016 09:31

Funding for meat quality sensors

AgResearch has been awarded $4.25m in funding to develop sensors which will accurately measure the quality of export beef, lamb and venison in order to enhance consumer confidence in New Zealand’s meat.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:02

Benefits of beef sires

Use of proven beef genetics delivers the goods on dairy farms, a five-year study has found.

Published in Management
Thursday, 15 September 2016 10:55

AgResearch bolstered by funding round

AgResearch has been awarded over $16m in funding to further its research into pest control, animal nutrition, and forage production, and to research ways to objectively measure the quality of New Zealand meat.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 18:55

Lincoln on the brink?

Lincoln University could sell or lease some of its farms and shed more staff as it struggles to correct a funding shortfall.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 19:00

Meat or chocolates?

Still on the Fieldays, one weird product seen there has made global news.

Published in Milking It
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 07:55

Fat is back!

Fat is back for lambs: we may have gone too far towards leaness, claims a senior scientist with AgResearch's animal genomics team, Tricia Johnson.

Published in General News

Researchers are about to begin looking at how to gain the health benefits of drinking raw milk without risking the pitfalls.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 13:55

New way to whack thistle?

Farmers may soon have another weapon for fighting the weed Californian thistle, says AgResearch.

Published in General News
Friday, 22 April 2016 12:55

Challenge for NZ sheep milking

A big challenge to the New Zealand sheep milking industry is that a lot of the known science is based on overseas indoor, or mixed indoor-outdoor systems.

Published in Agribusiness