A group of journalism students from Massey University's Wellington campus gained an insight into the agribusiness sector last week.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 08:55

Dairy trainee finalists on study tour

The 11 finalists in the 2016 New Zealand Dairy Trainee of the Year competition begun a three-day study tour yesterday...

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 10:55

Getting it right in hogget breeding

Hogget breeding can increase the number of lambs weaned on a farm each year and increase lifetime performance, but only if done correctly.

Published in Farm Health

The psychological theory of 'self-efficacy' is being used by Massey University agricultural and social scientists to create greater self-belief in hill country farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 12:55

Don’t plan a move to sheep milking

A warning to dairy farmers: a move to sheep milking is probably not an option.

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Can we predict how long a commercial ewe will last in a flock? Does hogget mating affect longevity? And do high-performing ewes die sooner?

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 11 March 2016 09:55

Digital dermatitis is here

Digital dermatitis is the most serious infectious cause of lameness in dairy cattle worldwide.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 10:55

First students busy at dairy academy

A new training facility for aspiring dairy farmers and herd and farm managers in the central North Island has its first intake of students.

Published in General News
Sunday, 06 March 2016 09:55

Fert spreading change needed on hills

Farmers need to change their thinking about the value of spreading fertiliser on the hill country, an expert in the field claims.

Published in Management
Thursday, 03 March 2016 12:55

Latest and greatest on display

Organisers of the Central Districts Field Days say the event is ready to launch in 2016, showing the latest in farming trends, agricultural developments and rural innovation.

Published in General News