Wednesday, 17 July 2019 10:55

Should NZ embrace gene editing?

A plea for New Zealand to embrace gene editing is being sounded by Sir Lockwood Smith.

Published in General News
Monday, 08 July 2019 13:55

Study reveals big ewe wastage

Massey veterinarian Kate Griffiths recently outlined the results of a six year trial looking at the ability of a ewe to survive as a productive animal until she is culled for age.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 21 June 2019 12:55

Bridging the gap in rural health care

Professor Jane Mills, pro vice-chancellor of Massey University’s College of Health, explains how the future for rural health in NZ is positive.

Published in Opinion

A new, tasty meat product could solve a problem for dairy farmers and yield them extra cash.

Published in General News

While udders are vital for lamb survival, surprisingly little research has been done on udder health.

Published in Farm Health

Taking a she’ll-be-right attitude to leptospirosis is no longer good enough, says an international expert on leptospirosis, Associate Professor Jackie Benschop, of Massey University.

Published in Farm Health

Ram harnesses are a useful tool for feed allocation, and they can also help identify unmated hoggets that will then have higher lifetime performance.

Published in Management
Monday, 18 March 2019 10:03

How farmers can build up carbon in soils

Research to help dairy farmers build up carbon in their soils to offset their farms’ greenhouse gas emissions is underway.

Published in Management
Friday, 15 March 2019 11:54

Don’t balls-up ram selection

Don't balls-up your ram selection is sage advice for farmers about picking sires as mating time approaches.

Published in Farm Health

Hogget breeding, done correctly, can increase the number of lambs weaned on a farm each year and their lifetime performance.

Published in Management
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