Monday, 02 November 2015 11:30

Not all red meat carcinogenic - expert

The International Agency for Research on Cancer's (IARC) recent classification of red meat likely being carcinogenic could benefit New Zealand meat exports.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 October 2015 14:10

Fodder, sugar beets dream feed if grown right

Fodder and sugar beets are shaping up to be the next big thing in grazing management, with the high yield, low cost option expected to take off in Australia as it has in New Zealand.

Published in Farm Health

Farmers need to accurately determine fodder beet yields in order to maximise gains and minimise risk.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 16:23

Prosperity trumps sustainability

A renowned conservationist says the world and New Zealand is failing to fulfil many of the basic principles of sustainability.

Published in General News

Lincoln University students are scouring the country to discover new insect species and keep ahead of potential threats to agriculture and the environment.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 07:12

Study could help plants withstand drought

A Lincoln University PhD student has carried out a study that uses computer modelling to understand more about how plants respond to drought.

Published in General News
Saturday, 12 September 2015 13:00

Vet in new Lincoln role

Lincoln University have appointed veterinarian and Lincoln alumna Dr Teresa Moore as their new director of farms.

Published in General News

While wholesale milk prices may be on their way up, we need to be aware of “retailers’ revenge” says a food marketing specialist.

Published in General News
Saturday, 05 September 2015 06:39

Targeting tourism

Results from a survey of wine tourists in Central Otago are being described as “invaluable” by leading winegrowers in the region.

Published in Regional Updates
Monday, 24 August 2015 10:33

Big mix in Farmer of the Year entries

Entries for the 2015 Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmer of the Year award span the spectrum of New Zealand’s agriculture industry, says the Lincoln University Foundation.

Published in General News
 

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