Thursday, 04 February 2016 07:55

Help cows chill out

A cool cow in summer is a happy cow, says DairyNZ animal welfare team manager Chris Leach.

Published in Farm Health

The water quality target of the West Coast's Lake Brunner has been achieved five years ahead of schedule, says Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith.

Published in General News

Beef that can reduce cholesterol levels, milk that reduces the risk of allergies in children and cows' milk for the dairy-intolerant are the aims of three new AgResearch projects.

Published in General News
Saturday, 21 November 2015 16:00

Unlocking the feeding secrets of sheep

A unique trial is underway to understand more about the intricacies of sheep feeding.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:43

Has AgResearch got it right?

A former director of AgResearch, Dr Jock Allison, remains unconvinced about the validity of the AgResearch strategy that has driven changes in personnel.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 17:40

Gut health focus spurs food researchers

The Asian middle classes are the target for an AgResearch-led project on gut health.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 07:47

‘Dairy is the sharp end of our work’

AgResearch chief executive Dr Tom Richardson says despite making 78 scientists and technicians redundant, research on key projects related to the dairy industry will continue and in many cases increase.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 October 2015 16:51

AgResearch confirms science staff reductions

AgResearch chief executive Tom Richardson confirms scientist and technician staff reductions.

Published in General News
Sunday, 25 October 2015 16:02

Worms tricked into shedding skins

A new AgResearch science project is believed to be the first of its kind in the world.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 19 October 2015 07:00

Nutrient loss under spotlight

New Zealand's shift from a pasture-based model to high feed-input dairy farms will come under the microscope in a joint research project.

Published in Management