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
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 08:34

First women to LIC board

DR ALISON WATTERS, a scientist and dairy farmer with extensive experience in governance, has been elected to the board of dairy farmer cooperative, LIC.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 15:41

LIC sets course to $1b horizon

FARMER CO-OP Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) is revamping its executive team and aiming to raise revenue 500% by 2025.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 12:03

Top bull breeders celebrated

SOME OF THE country's top bulls were reunited with their breeders last week, at a special event to celebrate their contribution to New Zealand's dairy herd in 2013.

Published in General News

LIC SCIENTISTS HAVE discovered genetic variations which impact milk composition in dairy cows.

Published in General News
Monday, 07 April 2014 11:32

Fat gene a PGP milestone

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH by Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) has discovered a 'fat gene', providing a genetic explanation as to why some cows produce higher fat content in their milk than others, says Primary Industries Minister, Nathan Guy.

Published in General News

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