Thursday, 15 March 2018 11:55

Synlait linking with Massey for R&D

Independent dairy processor Synlait is to set up an R&D centre at Massey University, Palmerston North.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 23 February 2018 09:55

Managing the volatile climate

Recent bizarre weather – floods quickly followed by drought – has prompted a Massey University scientist to suggest that farmers may need to look at changing their farm systems.

Published in Management
Friday, 23 February 2018 08:55

New lepto strain needs care

Dairy farmers and workers must take extra precautions because a newly discovered strain of leptospirosis is not covered by a vaccine.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 22 February 2018 10:55

New Massey boss rings in changes

We must stop thinking about agriculture in the traditional sense, says Massey University vice-chancellor Jan Thomas.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 11:55

Massey adds farm plan course

The growing need for farmers to have farm environment plans has prompted Massey University to develop a new course to help train rural professionals to do these.

Published in General News
Thursday, 15 February 2018 09:55

One-stop ag shop at Massey

Except for veterinary science, all Massey University agricultural academic courses are now in one school – the School of Agriculture headed by Professor Peter Kemp.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 December 2017 12:55

Lepto still under-reported

Leptospirosis is still severely under-reported, says a researcher of the disease.

Published in Farm Health

New research from Massey University suggests that lambs can be successfully weaned lighter and earlier, with benefits for the mother as well.

Published in Management
Thursday, 09 November 2017 07:55

Triumphant Skippy leaves no ‘calling cards’

Kate Stewart, helped by a pet ram lamb Skippy, won this year’s Massey University Rural News Group-sponsored video competition.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 11:55

Massey’s vet school to go it alone

Massey University is to create a new standalone vet school, separating it out from the present Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences.

Published in General News