Wednesday, 12 October 2016 09:55

Southland hub to supply Fonterra

The new Southern Dairy Hub in Invercargill will start milking cows next season.

Published in General News

The final report of a five year study into the use of quality beef genetics in a dairy beef supply chain was released today.

Published in General News
Saturday, 01 October 2016 15:05

Timaru: Land of diversity and opportunity

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.

Published in General News
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