Wednesday, 03 June 2015 14:35

Making cropping systems sustainable

Do you know how docks, thistles and dandelions differ in their ability to regrow? Or from how deep particular weed species germinate? Or what are the alternative hosts for the pests that try to demolish your crops?

Published in Management
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 16:39

Few opportunities to cut costs

In February the management team at Lincoln University were wringing their hands as the season appeared to be turning to custard, but at the latest field day the tone was much more upbeat.

Published in Management
Monday, 11 May 2015 15:39

HortNZ Expands Programme

Horticulture New Zealand has increased the number of places it offers on its highly regarded industry Leadership Programme this year.

Published in General News
Saturday, 09 May 2015 00:00

Investing in science

The Riddet Institute and the Bio-Protection Research Centre are to receive government funding after their applications to the CoREs (Centre of Research Excellence) were accepted for the second time.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 27 April 2015 15:55

Positives in low prices

Low dairy prices will benefit the New Zealand dairy industry in the long term, says a Lincoln University official.

Published in General News
Saturday, 04 April 2015 00:00

Lincoln to offer food safety short courses

Complex and rapidly changing patterns in global food consumption, manufacturing, and retailing are creating a completely new range of problems in food safety, says a senior Lincoln University lecturer.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 11:42

Dream closer to reality

PALMERSTON NORTH student Braydon Schroder is the latest winner of the Hugh Williams Ravensdown Memorial University Scholarship.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 11:48

Numbers game

The Hound understands the recent crowing by Massey and Lincoln universities about the ‘huge growth’ in ag student numbers this year needs to be put into perspective.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 13 March 2015 00:00

Student in battle against stink bug

In the wake of the Queensland fruit fly threat Lincoln University PhD student Laura Nixon is working hard to develop a weapon in the fight to stop the introduction of another unwanted destructive pest, the brown marmorated stink bug.

Published in General News

Lincoln University experts say the blackmail threat to lace baby formula with 1080, will not have long-term effects on New Zealand agricultural exports.

Published in General News
 

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