Displaying items by tag: Lincoln University

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 07:55

Lincoln ‘committed’ to agriculture

Lincoln University vice-chancellor professor Robin Pollard is reaffirming the university’s commitment to the agriculture sector in the face of reported financial difficulties.

Published in General News
Monday, 12 September 2016 07:55

No simple answers on water – Smith

New Zealand is so richly blessed with freshwater that many people do not appreciate its importance to our economy, lifestyle and health, says Environment Minister Nick Smith.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 September 2016 10:04

Lincoln Hub to play an important role

Facilitating innovation in the agricultural sector is crucial if the industry is to meet the challenge of safeguarding New Zealand's global competitiveness in the future.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 September 2016 15:41

Soil scholar searching for hill country answers

An innate curiosity for 'why things happen' made Lincoln University PhD candidate Amy Whitley a natural fit for scientific research.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 01:55

Science needed in water investigation

Authorities investigating the Havelock North water contamination incident need to follow the science, says Lincoln University professor of soil and environmental science Hong Di.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 18:55

Lincoln on the brink?

Lincoln University could sell or lease some of its farms and shed more staff as it struggles to correct a funding shortfall.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 06:55

Financial sting from honeybee loss

New Zealand agriculture stands to lose $295-728 million annually if the local honeybee population continues to decline.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 July 2016 13:25

University farm proves profits still possible

The Lincoln University Dairy Farm (LUDF) is showing the way to make a profit even with the depressed world prices for milk solids.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 11:55

Need a hand? Call the Handy Landys near you

Farmers needing extra hands to herd heifers, plant trees, build fences or clean up under woolsheds are offered help by a new and unusual bunch of workers -- Handy Landys.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 July 2016 07:55

Landpower boosts research

Landpower had joined other agri-companies in sponsoring $850,000 of agricultural technology, service and advice for Lincoln University.

Published in Machinery & Products