The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
A new app for farmers has been launched by LIC Automation to help those with CellSense in-line sensors to more easily manage mastitis in their herd.
Dairy farmers are being urged to review their breeding strategies for the upcoming mating season to get benefits gained by the breeding of low BW cows to proven beef sires.
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.
Calving is getting underway in many regions, seeing farmers excited to see their future herds hit the ground, LIC says.
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.
Animal breeding company LIC says its bulls have again taken the top spots in the all-industry list for top bulls across New Zealand.