Displaying items by tag: productivity

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 12:00

Plan aims to lift region’s sheep and beef

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy recently launched a new scheme to lift the productivity and profitability of sheep and beef farmers in Manawatu-Whanganui.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 21 August 2015 11:00

Lamb productivity still depends on basics

Achieving high lamb survival and growth rates to weaning is about matching ewes to their correct lambing paddock.  

Published in Management
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 11:14

Strong economy is good for environment

If agriculture is to keep contributing to New Zealand’s economy we must address the issues of productivity and environmental impact. 

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 05:46

Focus on productivity

A new report says productivity growth is the key to maintaining New Zealand agribusiness’ global competitive edge in the coming decades.

Published in Agribusiness
Saturday, 20 June 2015 16:30

Using time management to raise productivity

Wondering where your time goes? Don’t worry, Richard Kyte from DairyNZ and Sarah Watson from PeopleMAD have found it, and they’re going to tell you how to get it back.

Published in Management
Saturday, 06 June 2015 12:44

Improvement focus for farmer co-operative

Helping farmers raise productivity and prosperity will be the focus of LIC’s two sites.

Published in Special Events

Knee-jerk spending cuts that compromise long-term productivity are a real risk in the face of the $4.50/kgMS payout forecast and probable low opening 2015-16 figure, leading farmers are warning.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 09:38

Profit – not production

Farmers must focus on productivity and profitability – not necessarily production, says Beef + Lamb NZ chief executive Scott Champion.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:00

Secret behind most productive cow in the world is out

Good animal care is behind the world’s most productive cow, DeLaval quotes the cow’s owner as saying.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00

United effort needed to lift productivity

Delegates attending the recent NZ Grasslands Association conference were told that the entire rural sector needs to work together to lift productivity if the challenge of doubling primary industry export value by 2025 is to be met. 

Published in Management
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