Displaying items by tag: Livestock Improvement Corporation

Monday, 18 May 2020 09:44

Ready for winter mating

With winter around the corner, LIC says farm staff are busy tending to bulls to ensure they capture the vital semen needed for New Zealand’s dairy herd.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 24 April 2020 11:46

The value of reproduction

Focusing resources on improving reproductive performance can offer economic, social, and legal benefits. 

Published in Management
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 09:37

LIC buying 50% of Israeli agritech business

LIC shareholders will meet on April 7 to vote on a $109 million deal to buy 50% of Israeli agritech company Afimilk.

Published in General News

Animal breeding company LIC has made sure semen straws were delivered on time to flood-stricken farmers in the South Island.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 November 2019 07:55

Payout shock gets farmers moving

A sudden low payout in their first year sharemilking was a shock for Simon and Aimee Player, reports LIC.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 11:55

Great, average or poor summer?

LIC national FarmWise manager, Edward Hardie on the decisions dairy farmers need to make now for a good summer.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 03 October 2019 10:55

LIC ascending into cloud for technology

Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) is undergoing a digital transformation in the cloud, says chief executive Wayne McNee.

Published in Management
Monday, 09 September 2019 09:28

Marine grade fence tape hinge in for the long run

After forty years working as an AI technician for Livestock Improvement Co, Alex Macmillan (81) now farms beef cattle at Pipiwai, Northland.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 05 September 2019 11:55

Research ‘overdue but welcome’

The ‘Resilient Dairy’ research launched by LIC at National Fieldays in June is an “overdue but welcome initiative” because New Zealand is lagging in dairy genetics, says genetics company World Wide Sires.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 08 August 2019 08:55

Hearty rise in LIC profit

A 139% increase in Livestock Improvement Corporation’s profit to $22.2 million reflects a turnaround in performance and profitability, says chairman Murray King.

Published in Agribusiness
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