Displaying items by tag: Lincoln University

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 13:55

High empty rates blamed on virus

Dairy farmers are being warned to keep a lookout for a common virus which may be becoming more virulent in New Zealand herds.

Published in Management
Thursday, 09 March 2017 12:45

Tall grass proves its versatility

A tall grass touted as a multi-purpose wonder plant has proved its worth as a shelterbelt replacement for Canterbury dairy farms, says Lincoln University ecology professor Steve Wratten.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 15:37

Co-op smooths university path for student

Lincoln University student, Sarah Lockhart, is this year’s recipient of the Ravensdown Hugh Williams Scholarship.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 March 2017 09:33

South Island Farmer of the Year ends 30-year run

The South Island Farmer of the Year competition will fold this year.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 09:55

Lincoln boss upbeat about future

Lincoln University vice-chancellor professor Robin Pollard has opened the 2017 academic year with an upbeat assessment of the agricultural university’s prospects.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 February 2017 11:55

No hunches for top farming couple

A South Canterbury couple have been named the 2016 Lincoln University Foundation Farmer of the Year, based on a detailed and analytical approach to farm management.

Published in Management
Thursday, 09 February 2017 12:27

Tough contest for dairy industry scholars

DairyNZ has awarded 55 scholarships to tertiary students as part of a wider drive to support young talent into the dairy industry.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 09:07

Lincoln confident of new Agri Hub

Lincoln University remains confident of the Lincoln Hub project despite concerns raised by a Treasury report on progress on the first stage building.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 10:55

Residuals under control add to bottom line

Owl Farm, a partnership between St Peters School Cambridge and Lincoln University, strives to demonstrate best practice in dairy farming and to encourage young people into the industry.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 17 November 2016 14:42

Fairlie ‘super team’ take South Island title

A husband-and-wife “super team” has secured the title of the Lincoln University Foundation’s South Island Farmer of the Year at the 2016 finals held tonight (Wednesday 16 November).

Published in General News

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