The final report of a five year study into the use of quality beef genetics in a dairy beef supply chain was released today.
Scientists, farmers and agricultural industry representatives will be beating a path to Timaru in early November for the 78th New Zealand Grassland Association (NZGA) annual conference.
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.
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.
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.
Lincoln University could sell or lease some of its farms and shed more staff as it struggles to correct a funding shortfall.