Wednesday, 26 June 2019 08:55

$25m to improve the national herd

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 June 2019 12:13

Breeding the cow of the future

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 11:55

AB technicians see drop in injuries

AB technicians are safer onfarm after a national safety campaign to improve their work environments.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 May 2019 09:22

Hames elected to LIC board

Northland farmer Ken Hames has been elected to the Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) board.

Published in General News

A “one of a kind” Jersey bull, Okura Integrity, has been inducted into the LIC Hall of Fame.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 March 2019 14:50

$1m injected in semen processing centre

LIC has spent $1 million to revamp its semen processing centre in the Manawatu.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 February 2019 10:43

Increase in AB boosts LIC’s result

More dairy farmers are opting for artificial breeding (AB), boosting sales for LIC.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 06:55

Fresh is best semen trial finds

A field trial using frozen sexed semen didn’t produce the desired results, says LIC.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 10:59

Pastoral focus keeps LIC on track

LIC chief executive Wayne McNee says the co-op remains well placed in the face of mergers of global dairy genetics and herd improvement companies.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 07:55

$20 million well spent at LIC

The farmer-owned co-op LIC says the $20 million cost to transform the business has been money well spent.

Published in General News
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