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

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
Friday, 08 March 2019 14:50

$1m injected in semen processing centre

LIC has spent $1 million to revamp its semen processing centre in the Manawatu.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 February 2019 10:43

Increase in AB boosts LIC’s result

More dairy farmers are opting for artificial breeding (AB), boosting sales for LIC.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 06:55

Fresh is best semen trial finds

A field trial using frozen sexed semen didn’t produce the desired results, says LIC.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 10:59

Pastoral focus keeps LIC on track

LIC chief executive Wayne McNee says the co-op remains well placed in the face of mergers of global dairy genetics and herd improvement companies.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 07:55

$20 million well spent at LIC

The farmer-owned co-op LIC says the $20 million cost to transform the business has been money well spent.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 October 2018 10:19

Innovation to underpin LIC’s growth

The future growth and sustainability of the New Zealand dairy industry will be underpinned by innovation and investment in research and development (R&D). 

Published in General News
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