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
Saturday, 06 June 2015 12:44

Improvement focus for farmer co-operative

Helping farmers raise productivity and prosperity will be the focus of LIC’s two sites.

Published in Special Events
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 15:03

Clues to in-calf conundrum

Despite great cow and pasture condition in spring, Lincoln University dairy farm’s six-week in-calf rate slumped from 78% last year to 72% this year.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 14 May 2015 14:46

New herd test lab a world leader

LIC has opened a new $5 million herd testing facility in Hamilton.

Published in Agribusiness

Farmer co-op LIC will hold meetings nationally next month to brief shareholders on its ambitious growth strategy.

Published in General News
Sunday, 03 May 2015 12:24

Top LIC breeders celebrated

Top bull breeders met this month to celebrate their contribution to New Zealand’s dairy industry.

Published in General News
Sunday, 03 May 2015 12:17

Luck of the straw produces top bull

Waikato sharemiker Barry Old doesn’t consider himself a bull breeder. So, when his champion bull Mint Edition was inducted into LIC’s hall of fame this month, the Tatuanui 50/50 sharemilker felt it was surreal.

Published in General News
Saturday, 02 May 2015 12:06

Breeders proving it can be done

Southland farmers Yvonne and Steven Dennis are LIC Sire Proving Scheme farmers of the year.

Published in General News
Thursday, 30 April 2015 17:01

Green drought still in play

The drought has gradually broken across most parts of Waikato but many farmers are still in the grips of a ‘green’ drought, with large differences in rainfall and average pasture covers. 

Published in Management

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