Thursday, 01 June 2017 12:55

Surprise award for bull testers

LIC Sire Proving Scheme (SPS) Farmers of the Year Bryan and Suzanne Jackson have been in the programme for 18 years.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 June 2017 10:55

Ross elected to LIC board

North Otago farmer Matt Ross has been elected to the LIC board for a four-year term.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 10:55

Selecting sires to benefit all farmers

LIC chairman Murray King says the co-op – owned by dairy farmers and sharemilkers – doesn’t prescribe what is right for individual farmers.

Published in General News
Saturday, 15 April 2017 06:55

More milk from same number of cows

LIC’s herd improvement roadshow last month attracted about 1500 farmers nationwide.

Published in Management

Dairy farmers with herringbone sheds can now make use of a new LIC Automation YieldSense app to help them determine during milking which cows are producing the best or the worst on any given day.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:55

Online dashboard compares all farm results

Farmers can now benchmark their farm performances on a national scale, thanks to a new online tool.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 January 2017 13:25

Fonterra, LIC team up

Fonterra and LIC are in the final stages of developing an online tool, Agrigate, designed specifically to help farmers improve their farm performance through the use of their existing data.
Published in General News
Thursday, 15 December 2016 13:20

10,000th bull tagged

A milestone 55 years in the making was passed in a split-second: with one clamp of a tag punch LIC tagged its 10,000th sire proving scheme (SPS) bull calf.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 03 November 2016 13:35

Dairy farmers breeding more dairy/beef calves

Dairy farmers are moving away from breeding bobby calves in favour of quality dairy/beef cross calves which are fetching record prices and in demand from rearers, finishers and the meat processing industry.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 18:25

LIC plays safe on new business split

LIC has bowed to shareholder pressure by dropping its plan to transfer its herd testing and Minda businesses to a subsidiary.

Published in General News
 

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