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Friday, 23 November 2012 16:21

Best season on record

It's official – the last dairy season was the most productive on record thanks to very favourable pasture growth conditions.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 November 2012 15:37

Best season ever

It's official – the last dairy season was the most productive on record thanks to very favourable pasture growth conditions.

Published in General News
Thursday, 15 November 2012 08:44

LIC vote supports database transfer

Shareholders in farmer cooperative, LIC, have voted in favour of transferring the core database to industry good organisation, DairyNZ.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 November 2012 10:35

Ready for core database transfer

Industry good body DairyNZ says it has the expertise lined-up and waiting for the development and management of a new Dairy Industry Good Animal Database, should Livestock Improvement (LIC) shareholders approve the transfer of the Core Database this month.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 16:11

LIC shareholders urged to vote

The chair of LIC's Shareholder Council, Jenny Morrison, is urging shareholders to have a say on the future home of what's commonly known as 'the core database'.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 October 2012 16:30

Line up for Checkpoint

IT’S A day-on, day-off working week for New Zealand’s best ever artificial breeding bull Howies Checkpoint. Farmers are lining up to use the ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ bull in the upcoming dairy mating season, but LIC says it has to make sure he doesn’t get worn out. 

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 11 October 2012 10:02

Mutant calves could go to court

Federated Farmers has brokered what could be its last meeting before the mutant calf issue ends up before the Courts and/or the Commerce Commission.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 October 2012 08:51

Farmers line up for Checkpoint

New Zealand farmers are lining up to use 'once-in-a-lifetime' bull Howies Checkpoint in the upcoming dairy mating season.

Published in General News
Monday, 17 September 2012 09:04

Tour looks at UK wintering systems

Dairy farmers need to express their interest by the end of September if they want to join a FarmWise tour looking at wintering systems in the UK and Ireland.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 August 2012 10:48

Getting ready for Calf Club

It's calving time and that means children all around New Zealand are making some very important decisions on which one they would like to take to Calf Club.

Published in General News

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A ticking timebomb?

There could be another dairy health scare brewing in China and this one starts in our backyard.

Please explain

Does anyone in the Government understand the essential role St John Ambulance has in our society?

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