Monday, 11 June 2018 11:23

Measures pasture cover from space

LIC’s new satellite technology (called SPACE) that measures pasture cover will be a new feature on the Fieldays site.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 08:55

No Mycoplasma bovis at LIC

LIC chief executive Wayne McNee says it hasn’t found any sign of the disease Mycoplasma bovis in its bulls or semen.

Published in General News

LIC is mourning the passing away of its longest serving staff and one the dairy industry’s most influential scientists.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 April 2018 08:51

LIC director to quit

LIC director Steve Poole will step down at the end of next month.

Published in General News
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
 

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