Friday, 17 April 2015 17:08

Dairy shed sensor firm eyes prize

LIC subsidiary Dairy Automation Limited (DAL) is a finalist in two categories of the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 13 March 2015 00:00

Small cows, more milk from Kiwi genetics

Do bigger cows mean more milk in the vat? No, says Australian farmer Sue Walton. Sue and husband David proved this when they switched to buying genetics from LIC 10 years ago, chiefly for easier calving.

Published in Management
Thursday, 12 March 2015 15:18

Make a plan now to beat the dry

At last some much needed rain has fallen.  But some farms have had less 30 mm, so pastures are still declining quickly and I am seeing large differences in average pasture cover (APC) between farms.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 10:18

LIC partners with cow health firm

LIC says its new partnership with a global cow health company is growing the business and providing New Zealand farmers more choice.

Published in Farm Health

LIC has recorded a solid performance in the first half of the financial year. In the six months to 30 November 2014, the co-op achieved revenue of $159 million, 17.7% higher than the same period last year.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:00

Heifer raising tips for graziers

Five new focus farms will give graziers knowledge and resources to help grow heifers better, and strengthen their relationship with dairy farmer clients.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:00

Champion bull heads up the ramp

LIC's champion bull Howies Checkpoint 508077 is heading to the works after delivering his last semen.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 05 February 2015 09:44

Bovine TB infection contained

A bovine tuberculosis (TB) infection that has affected several herds from the same Mangakino business has so far been contained.

Published in General News
Sunday, 01 February 2015 00:00

LIC buys out Brazilian distributor

LIC has purchased the majority interest of its Brazilian genetics distributor, NZ Brasil Genetics Producao Animal Ltd.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 December 2014 08:22

NZ genetics flow to Brazil

FARMER CO-OP LIC has bought the majority interest of its Brazilian genetics distributor, NZ Brasil Genetics Producao Animal Ltda.

Published in General News
 

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