Friday, 18 October 2019 09:55

Data the key to farming's future

The next era of farming will start with taking full advantage of data, says LIC chief executive Wayne McNee.

Published in Management
Friday, 18 October 2019 07:55

LIC’s auto milk testing a big cost saver

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 October 2019 10:55

LIC ascending into cloud for technology

Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) is undergoing a digital transformation in the cloud, says chief executive Wayne McNee.

Published in Management

After forty years working as an AI technician for Livestock Improvement Co, Alex Macmillan (81) now farms beef cattle at Pipiwai, Northland.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 05 September 2019 11:55

Research ‘overdue but welcome’

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.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 16 August 2019 10:58

LIC named top co-op

LIC has been named as the Cooperative Business of the Year.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 August 2019 08:55

Hearty rise in LIC profit

A 139% increase in Livestock Improvement Corporation’s profit to $22.2 million reflects a turnaround in performance and profitability, says chairman Murray King.

Published in Agribusiness
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
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