OPINION: As pointed out in this column a while back, a new special agricultural trade envoy (SATE) has now been appointed…
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.
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.
The farmer-owned co-op LIC says the $20 million cost to transform the business has been money well spent.