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Getting cows in calf well takes a year-round approach. The results achieved in the mating period are impacted by many factors earlier in the season or even in seasons gone by.
Some major milestones for the dairy industry: it now has 5 million cows being milked and last season milk production hit a record 1.89 billion kgMS – up 3.6% on the previous season.
Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) has appointed Paul Littlefair as its chief information officer.
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.
A fresh intake of dairy genetics has given the industry's Ranking of Active Sires (RAS) list a shakeup this month.
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.