Monday, 04 April 2016 14:55

Camera technology trials underway

Camera imagery technology to get data on cows may soon be available on farm.

Published in General News
Saturday, 02 April 2016 15:55

Winners show how well it can be done

Geraldines sharemilkers Joe and Suz Wyborn are the supreme winners of the 2016 Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in General News

Tough economic times are causing farmers to analyse every aspect of their business, right down to the performance of individual animals.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 15:55

Low payout erodes LIC’s profit

The low milk payout has dented farmer co-op LIC's half-year results.

Published in General News

Getting cows in calf well takes a year-round approach. The results achieved in the mating period are impacted by many factors earlier in the season or even in seasons gone by.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 08:56

Our 5-millionth cow, for the moment at least

Some major milestones for the dairy industry: it now has 5 million cows being milked and last season milk production hit a record 1.89 billion kgMS – up 3.6% on the previous season.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 November 2015 15:55

LIC appoints chief information officer

Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) has appointed Paul Littlefair as its chief information officer.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 October 2015 16:19

Co-op walks the tough journey with farmers

LIC held its annual meeting in Ashburton last week. Chairman Murray King spoke about the challenging times faced by farmers and the co-op's response. Here are excerpts from his speech.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 October 2015 11:19

Candace Kinser appointed to LIC board

LIC has appointed Candace Kinser as an independent director to its board.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 October 2015 16:54

New bulls shakeup AB leader board

A fresh intake of dairy genetics has given the industry's Ranking of Active Sires (RAS) list a shakeup this month.

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