OPINION: As pointed out in this column a while back, a new special agricultural trade envoy (SATE) has now been appointed…
The next era of farming will start with taking full advantage of data, says LIC chief executive Wayne McNee.
Labour and accuracy were two main drivers behind LIC’s latest automation which will revolutionise a key part of its herd testing operations, says LIC’s Brent Wollaston.
Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) is undergoing a digital transformation in the cloud, says chief executive Wayne McNee.
After forty years working as an AI technician for Livestock Improvement Co, Alex Macmillan (81) now farms beef cattle at Pipiwai, Northland.
The ‘Resilient Dairy’ research launched by LIC at National Fieldays in June is an “overdue but welcome initiative” because New Zealand is lagging in dairy genetics, says genetics company World Wide Sires.
A 139% increase in Livestock Improvement Corporation’s profit to $22.2 million reflects a turnaround in performance and profitability, says chairman Murray King.
Changing expectations of what customers or consumers want from the animals producing their products is one of the driving forces behind the new $25.68 million innovative programme for the dairy industry.
A new $25.68 million innovation programme for New Zealand’s dairy industry will drive improvements in the health and wellbeing of the national dairy herd and a step-change in sustainable milk production.