Thursday, 19 November 2015 15:55

LIC appoints chief information officer

Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) has appointed Paul Littlefair as its chief information officer.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 October 2015 16:19

Co-op walks the tough journey with farmers

LIC held its annual meeting in Ashburton last week. Chairman Murray King spoke about the challenging times faced by farmers and the co-op's response. Here are excerpts from his speech.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 October 2015 11:19

Candace Kinser appointed to LIC board

LIC has appointed Candace Kinser as an independent director to its board.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 October 2015 16:54

New bulls shakeup AB leader board

A fresh intake of dairy genetics has given the industry's Ranking of Active Sires (RAS) list a shakeup this month.

Published in General News
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
 

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