Displaying items by tag: LIC

Animal breeding company LIC has made sure semen straws were delivered on time to flood-stricken farmers in the South Island.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 November 2019 07:55

Payout shock gets farmers moving

A sudden low payout in their first year sharemilking was a shock for Simon and Aimee Player, reports LIC.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 11:55

Great, average or poor summer?

LIC national FarmWise manager, Edward Hardie on the decisions dairy farmers need to make now for a good summer.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 18 October 2019 09:55

Data the key to farming's future

The next era of farming will start with taking full advantage of data, says LIC chief executive Wayne McNee.

Published in Management
Friday, 18 October 2019 07:55

LIC’s auto milk testing a big cost saver

Labour and accuracy were two main drivers behind LIC’s latest automation which will revolutionise a key part of its herd testing operations, says LIC’s Brent Wollaston.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 October 2019 10:55

LIC ascending into cloud for technology

Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) is undergoing a digital transformation in the cloud, says chief executive Wayne McNee.

Published in Management
Monday, 09 September 2019 09:28

Marine grade fence tape hinge in for the long run

After forty years working as an AI technician for Livestock Improvement Co, Alex Macmillan (81) now farms beef cattle at Pipiwai, Northland.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 05 September 2019 11:55

Research ‘overdue but welcome’

The ‘Resilient Dairy’ research launched by LIC at National Fieldays in June is an “overdue but welcome initiative” because New Zealand is lagging in dairy genetics, says genetics company World Wide Sires.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 16 August 2019 10:58

LIC named top co-op

LIC has been named as the Cooperative Business of the Year.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 August 2019 08:55

Hearty rise in LIC profit

A 139% increase in Livestock Improvement Corporation’s profit to $22.2 million reflects a turnaround in performance and profitability, says chairman Murray King.

Published in Agribusiness
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