Sunday, 18 October 2015 12:12

Coping with El Nino

Weather forecasters are predicting an El Nino weather pattern this season which could be the strongest yet, resulting in a drought similar to the 1972-73, 1982-83 and 1997-98 events.

Published in Management
Saturday, 26 September 2015 12:50

Non-cycling cow options

A cow is labelled a non-cycler if it has not had an observed heat before mating starts, says LIC.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 12:44

Getting yearling heifers in calf

Yearling heifer mating is fast approaching: have you got it sorted? LIC asks. 

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 12 September 2015 08:00

Rivals gang up abroad

LIC and CRV may be rivals in New Zealand but they are working together in Australia.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 August 2015 10:17

Two new partners sign with DWN

Dairy Women's Network has signed two new partners.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 15:29

LIC earnings rise

LIC says its full-year results reflect the resilience of farmers and their commitment to herd improvement.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 16:02

More days in milk worth $11million

Short gestation dairy genetics is expected to generate more than $11 million in extra milk production for New Zealand farmers this spring, says livestock breeder LIC.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 09:10

LIC sires named best in season

Two of LIC's artificial breeding bulls were named sires of the season by Jersey and Holstein-Friesian breed societies at their annual conferences last month.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 June 2015 14:43

Making better use of farm nutrients

LIC is joining forces with Precision Farming Ltd, supplier of GIS-based systems that manage the application of farm nutrients to optimise pasture growth including fertiliser and effluent.

Published in Management
Friday, 12 June 2015 06:00

New app for cow health

LIC has launched a new app, which will help farmers keep their cows’ health in-check from a mobile device.

Published in Special Events
 

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