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