Tuesday, 16 December 2014 16:19

LIC businesses merge

LIC IS merging its farm automation and milking sensor businesses to deliver more integrated technology and meet demand from farmers.

Published in General News
Friday, 12 December 2014 00:00

Higher demand for AB

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.

Published in General News
Monday, 08 December 2014 16:03

Stats prove dairy’s golden 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.

Published in General News
Friday, 14 November 2014 09:28

Focus on growing dairy heifers

DAIRYNZ IS setting up heifer-rearing focus farms to help graziers.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 November 2014 00:00

R&D commitment

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.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:00

Bigger business will help farmers more

DAIRY FARM running costs haven’t abated after increasing a lot in 2007-08 and they are now out of kilter with the consumer price index, LIC chairman Murray King says.

Published in Agribusiness

A FARMER focus will be at the centre of LIC’s ambitious strategy to at least quadruple business to $1 billion by 2025, says chief executive Wayne McNee.

Published in General News
Friday, 26 September 2014 10:24

Foote to step into LIC board

Farmer co-op LIC is to appoint Abigail (Abby) Foote as a new director.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 September 2014 15:15

Two ‘good guys’ steal the show

LIC says it is experiencing high demand for its Jersey genetics this mating season- with two all-round good guys stealing the show.

Published in General News
Monday, 30 June 2014 09:14

LIC best sires named

TWO OF LIC bulls have taken out this year's sire of the season awards from Jersey and Holstein-Friesian breed societies.

Published in General News

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