Tuesday, 24 April 2018 11:55

Better AB facilities raise mating results

One of the most unpredictable places to be in a dairy shed is arguably the back end of a cow.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 April 2018 11:55

Solving the genetic jigsaw

Researchers at Livestock Improvement Corp (LIC) are working with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to piece together a genetic jigsaw of 15 million pieces.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 13 April 2018 11:55

Making PW more relevant

A lot has changed in farming over the last 22 years since LIC launched the production worth (PW) index in 1996, with breeding worth (BW) and lactation worth (LW). 

Published in Management
Friday, 13 April 2018 09:55

PW evolution will make things simpler

Picking easy-care cows is about to get a whole lot easier with the first change to the calculation of production worth in 22 years.

Published in Management
Thursday, 12 April 2018 12:55

More revenue, profit from beef genetics

The use of New Zealand sourced genetics in LIC and First Light’s joint Wagyu breeding programme is making commercial sense all along the supply chain, the two companies say.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 13:34

Green light for LIC share structure revamp

Livestock Improvement Corporation shareholders have voted to simplify the co-op’s share structure.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 11:53

$20 million LIC bill 'worthwhile'

LIC chairman Murray King has defended the $20 million bill for its transformation process.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 11:40

LIC awaits vote count

A result on LIC’s share simplification vote will be known by 2pm today.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 07:55

No Plan B - LIC chairman

LIC shareholders will meet this week to vote on a new share structure.

Published in General News
Friday, 16 February 2018 09:55

Your farm as viewed from space every week

LIC has launched a satellite-based pasture evaluation service, calling it a giant leap forward for pasture management.

Published in Management
 

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