Wednesday, 18 February 2015 00:00

NZ Merino and Landcorp team up

Wool Services International (WSI) is helping NZ Merino and Landcorp with plans to develop branded products linked back to the farm, says WSI Purelana manager Malcolm Ching.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:00

Powerlines energise conversions

The raising of six heavy power cables across the Waikato River last week was a milestone in lines company Unison’s work to energise 30 new dairy farms in the Taupo region.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 00:00

Landcorp sets on-farm safety standards

STATE-OWNED FARMER Landcorp is setting out to model onfarm safety with a wide range of measures to safeguard staff. 

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 12:33

New marketing guru for SOE

STATE FARMER Landcorp has appointed Sarah Risell as its general manager marketing.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 05 December 2014 00:00

Station key to Landcorp’s success

WAIKITE STATION is set in the valley of the same name about 30 minutes drive south of Rotorua. It’s a beautiful area with commercial and lifestyle farms and is popular for its hot thermal pools.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 00:00

Feds, Landcorp plan water talks

LANDCORP AND Federated Farmers plan to talk in the next few weeks about issues including water allocation in the upper Waikato catchment.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00

Feds fear water allocation issues

FEDERATED FARMERS is to discuss with Landcorp the possibility that as many as 60 dairy farmers in the Upper Waikato River catchment may not have enough water to wash down their dairy sheds.

Published in General News
Monday, 20 October 2014 11:53

Fescue fits for Northland farms

The problems caused by droughts in the far north have been well documented but a sometimes forgotten pasture species can help mitigate the impact. Gareth Gillatt reports.

Published in Management
Monday, 20 October 2014 11:46

Extra grass from careful establishment

TALL FESCUE is increasingly becoming the pasture of choice on some of Landcorp’s Northland farms in the face of increasingly severe summer droughts. 

Published in Management
Thursday, 18 September 2014 11:55

Landcorp completes Focus Genetics purchase

LANDCORP FARMING Ltd is now sole owner of livestock genetics business, Focus Genetics, after it acquired the remaining 33% shareholding from Rissington Breedline.

Published in General News
 

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