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