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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.
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.
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.
Farmer co-op LIC has to win over a sceptical shareholder base before opening its automation business to outside investors.
Bigger is not always better, but it seems that in business the size of the prize sometimes obscures the cost of pursuit.