The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
Five new focus farms will give graziers knowledge and resources to help grow heifers better, and strengthen their relationship with dairy farmer clients.
LIC's champion bull Howies Checkpoint 508077 is heading to the works after delivering his last semen.
A bovine tuberculosis (TB) infection that has affected several herds from the same Mangakino business has so far been contained.
LIC has purchased the majority interest of its Brazilian genetics distributor, NZ Brasil Genetics Producao Animal Ltd.
FARMER CO-OP LIC has bought the majority interest of its Brazilian genetics distributor, NZ Brasil Genetics Producao Animal Ltda.
LIC IS merging its farm automation and milking sensor businesses to deliver more integrated technology and meet demand from farmers.
LIC EXPECTS to get more cows in-calf at Christmas in response to high demand for its short gestation genetics offering, and as farmers find new ways to maximise the benefits this season.
GOOD GRASS growth, high production and a record payout will see many of New Zealand's dairy farmers look back on the 2013-14 season as one of the best in history – and now the statistics prove it.
LIC’S $11M spend on R&D is high by NZ primary industry standards, says chief executive Wayne McNee. The core business of sire proving and getting the best bulls, the development of new IT products and longer-term R&D took most of the money. Some research is government supported through Primary Growth Partnership and other funding.