Displaying items by tag: LIC

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 09:55

We’ve hit peak cow – LIC

The days of high growth in New Zealand cow numbers are over, says LIC chief executive Wayne McNee.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:55

Moving from bobby to beef calves

Dairy farmers are moving away from breeding bobby calves in favour of producing the quality dairy/beef calves needed by beef farmers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 June 2017 09:55

Top Jersey cow sells for $10,000

Top quality Jersey cows sold at an average of $5364 at the recent Jersey Pride Elite Jersey sale in Wellington.

Published in Agribusiness
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

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