Displaying items by tag: LIC

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
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
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

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