Displaying items by tag: Lincoln University

Saturday, 18 July 2015 15:00

Soil maps lead way to better farming

Producing detailed soil maps of New Zealand farms could help improve food production across the country, as well as reduce nitrate leaching, a Lincoln University report suggests.

Published in Management
Friday, 17 July 2015 16:08

West heads west

The Hound notes that Lincoln University’s vice-chancellor Andrew West has suddenly resigned. This old mutt hopes West’s replacement is not serial bow-tie wearer and rent-a-quote Lincoln academic Keith Woodford.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 10 July 2015 11:10

‘Drought man’ coming to Lincoln

"Innovate or stagnate" will be the main message from Grassmere farmer Doug Avery when he visits Lincoln University next Thursday.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 July 2015 06:00

More fodder beet safer than less

DairyNZ advice to limit dairy cows to 8kgDM/head/day of fodder beet is “right in the danger zone” a leading researcher into the crop’s use is warning.

Published in General News
Friday, 26 June 2015 14:40

West steps down

LINCOLN University Vice-Chancellor Dr Andrew West has resigned.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 08:49

Dealing with the season ahead

About 150 people turned up to the Owl Farm Focus Day on Wednesday, June 17 for advice on finances and welfare for farmers coping in a low-payout season.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 09:07

SIDE 2015 attracts good interest

Close to 600 dairy farmers are expected to converge on Lincoln University in Canterbury this week for the annual South Island Dairy Event (SIDE).

Published in General News

Lincoln University have appointed Dr Alan Renwick as Professor of Agricultural Economics, to further strengthen their teaching and research in this area.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 08 June 2015 15:18

Biowaste key ingredient for growing profits

New research from Lincoln University suggests biowaste can be used on former pine plantations to generate big economic returns.

Published in General News
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