Wednesday, 14 September 2016 06:55

Pooling farm data online gets the nod

LIC has reported positive feedback from farmers trialling an online tool which stores their data.

Published in General News
Saturday, 03 September 2016 10:40

Accurate calving dates help feed planning

During calving many farmers focus on matching cow dry matter (DM) requirements with grass growth rates to ensure their feed budgets sustain them through to September/October when growth rates match feed intake.

Published in Management
Monday, 01 August 2016 07:55

Are you ready? Six tips for success

Calving is getting underway in many regions, seeing farmers excited to see their future herds hit the ground, LIC says.

Published in Management

Fonterra and Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) are teaming up to develop a new online technology solution designed to provide farmers with a view of their operation in one place.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 10:54

LIC bulls march to the top

Animal breeding company LIC says its bulls have again taken the top spots in the all-industry list for top bulls across New Zealand.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 July 2016 16:01

LIC makes $4m loss

Farmer-owned cooperative, Livestock Improvement Corporation, made a loss of $4 million in the year to May 31 2016, down from a profit of $13.7 million the previous year.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 12:55

LIC best to stick to its knitting

Dairy farmers at a well-attended LIC meeting at Morrinsville heard chairman Murray King propose splitting the co-op into two parts – a herd improvement co-op and an agri-technology company.

Published in Opinion

Farmer co-op LIC has to win over a sceptical shareholder base before opening its automation business to outside investors.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:55

Many questions over LIC proposal

Bigger is not always better, but it seems that in business the size of the prize sometimes obscures the cost of pursuit.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 12:55

Jersey’s future looks brighter

Two groups committed to the Jersey breed are joining forces and expertise to breed even better cows.

Published in General News
 

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