Predictions of a dry summer may make early weaning an attractive option for sheep farmers this year, provided they have high-quality legume-based forages available for their weaned lambs.
Veterinarians and farmers working together to improve stock performance must emphasise two aspects of hogget growth, say the authors of a guidebook published by Massey University Press.
Every mating season, veterinarians are called to fresh calved heifers presenting with unexplained severe forelimb lameness. This could be down to copper deficiency.
Massey University's sheep and beef research farm is to begin nutrient leaching research using underground water and nutrient collection.
Stand up and be counted millennials: that was the message from the winner of Massey University’s Agricultural Alumni Award, Bridget Hawkins, founder and chief executive of the agritech company Regen.
A report by the ANZ bank says New Zealand is failing to take full advantage of promoting our quality food to tourists to this country.
A Massey University PhD student has discovered a way to identify certain newborn dairy and beef-cross-dairy calves by the colour of their tongues.
Megan Robertson, from a dairy farm at Hari Hari, Westland was a joint winner of the Rural News Group sponsored visual media prize at the annual Massey University agricultural awards dinner last week.
An ongoing study of udder defects in ewes has raised timely new information for farmers, says a Massey University professor.