Thursday, 01 June 2017 10:55

Ross elected to LIC board

North Otago farmer Matt Ross has been elected to the LIC board for a four-year term.

Published in Agribusiness
Saturday, 15 April 2017 06:55

More milk from same number of cows

LIC’s herd improvement roadshow last month attracted about 1500 farmers nationwide.

Published in Management
Thursday, 15 December 2016 13:20

10,000th bull tagged

A milestone 55 years in the making was passed in a split-second: with one clamp of a tag punch LIC tagged its 10,000th sire proving scheme (SPS) bull calf.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 18:25

LIC plays safe on new business split

LIC has bowed to shareholder pressure by dropping its plan to transfer its herd testing and Minda businesses to a subsidiary.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 October 2016 15:08

LIC: Best bulls in the country

The genetic gain and value that LIC bulls are delivering on New Zealand dairy farms is confirmed in the latest Ranking of Active Sires (RAS) list.

Published in General News
Monday, 10 October 2016 13:46

New app helps manage mastitis

A new app for farmers has been launched by LIC Automation to help those with CellSense in-line sensors to more easily manage mastitis in their herd.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 12:55

LIC directors in for pay rise

LIC directors set to get a 1.5% pay rise at the annual meeting this month.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 12:55

Farmers could treble their calf cheques

Dairy farmers are being urged to review their breeding strategies for the upcoming mating season to get benefits gained by the breeding of low BW cows to proven beef sires.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 06:55

Pooling farm data online gets the nod

LIC has reported positive feedback from farmers trialling an online tool which stores their data.

Published in General News
Saturday, 03 September 2016 10:40

Accurate calving dates help feed planning

During calving many farmers focus on matching cow dry matter (DM) requirements with grass growth rates to ensure their feed budgets sustain them through to September/October when growth rates match feed intake.

Published in Management
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