Friday, 21 September 2018 12:55

Science the answer to debate

The previous government issued a call-to-action to New Zealand: double primary production export earnings while maintaining or improving water quality. 

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 14:55

Intern helps agritech firm into China

When Lincoln Agritech took on a Chinese student, Zheng (James) Wang, it didn’t foresee him becoming the company’s China business development manager.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:55

Manuka scores in runoff trials

A new field trial in Wairarapa is using native plants to clean up farm runoff into Lake Wairarapa.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 September 2018 07:55

Nitrate sensor to hit the market

A Lincoln-developed optical nitrate sensor for groundwater is now in use nationwide after a low-key but successful commercial launch.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 10:55

Merger ‘unlikely’ – Lincoln uni boss

A full merger of Lincoln University and the University of Canterbury would be a “very unlikely” outcome of their partnership talks, says Lincoln vice-chancellor Professor James McWha.

Published in General News
Thursday, 30 August 2018 09:55

Fonterra walking a tightrope to profit

Directly comparing Fonterra with Open Country and Synlait is unfair, but nevertheless, Fonterra as a business hasn’t performed well, says Nic Lees, senior lecturer in agribusiness management at Lincoln University.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 10:55

N leaching, fert use under probe

Dairy farmers can potentially improve their environment and financial results via two research projects now underway, says Lincoln University's R&D company Lincoln Agritech.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 10:55

Kiwifruit case setting a precedent?

The kiwifruit claim decision in favour of growers has wide implications for biosecurity, says Dr Nic Lees, a senior lecturer in agribusiness at Lincoln University.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 May 2018 07:55

No s**t Sherlock

If every farm in New Zealand used the new ClearTech system for harvesting clean water from dairy effluent, NZ would save 42 billion litres of freshwater each year.

Published in Management
Thursday, 19 April 2018 07:55

Icebreaker US sale has advantages

Although the sale of an iconic New Zealand brand to overseas investors is somewhat sad, there are real advantages, says agribusiness commentator Nic Lees, of Lincoln University.

Published in General News
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