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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
Friday, 12 June 2015 06:00

New app for cow health

LIC has launched a new app, which will help farmers keep their cows’ health in-check from a mobile device.

Published in Special Events
Friday, 07 November 2014 00:00

R&D commitment

LIC’S $11M spend on R&D is high by NZ primary industry standards, says chief executive Wayne McNee. The core business of sire proving and getting the best bulls, the development of new IT products and longer-term R&D took most of the money. Some research is government supported through Primary Growth Partnership and other funding.

Published in Agribusiness

Young stock are an important asset to a farm, providing it with a future of high quality herd replacements – but only after careful management and rearing to ensure they achieve set targets throughout their development.

Published in General News

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Dung paint

India now has its own cow dung paint, a world-first. 

Fresh for 60 days

A Queensland-based company is set to release its own production of milk this year that stays fresh for at least…

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