Monday, 18 March 2019 10:14

No-bull mating a lot of bull

A Lincoln University Dairy Farm (LUDF) decision to use all AI and no bulls for mating has given “mixed” results and looks like it will be a short-lived experiment.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 15:48

Young farmer gets $1500 study scholarship

Financially-savvy students are applying for a raft of agri-food scholarships to help cut the cost of university study.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 17:22

Pasture-based system champion passes away

The dairy sector is recognising the loss of pasture-based farm system advocate Adrian van Bysterveldt.

Published in General News

Lincoln University is offering students the chance to undertake a one-year Masters in Wine and Viticulture from 2019.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 December 2018 13:55

Owl Farm flying high

Owl Farm uses proven research and good practice and, importantly, encourages young people into the dairy industry.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 13:19

Farmer views sought by researcher

Lincoln University PhD student Christina Berneheim is inviting farmers to complete an online questionnaire to express their views on the industry.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 November 2018 07:55

Kaumātua pumps controversial issues

Ngāi Tahu elder statesman Sir Tipene O’Regan has backed genetic modification and the export of bottled water in a challenging address to a gathering of agricultural scientists at Lincoln.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 September 2018 12:55

Science the answer to debate

The previous government issued a call-to-action to New Zealand: double primary production export earnings while maintaining or improving water quality. 

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 14:55

Intern helps agritech firm into China

When Lincoln Agritech took on a Chinese student, Zheng (James) Wang, it didn’t foresee him becoming the company’s China business development manager.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:55

Manuka scores in runoff trials

A new field trial in Wairarapa is using native plants to clean up farm runoff into Lake Wairarapa.

Published in General News
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