Displaying items by tag: Massey University

Thursday, 31 October 2013 15:03

Massey looks at cow barn potential

MASSEY UNIVERSITY is testing a barn farm system with potential for improved productivity and better water quality on dairy farms.

Published in General News
Friday, 25 October 2013 15:15

Great staff equals farm success

Investing in the relationship with farm workers can boost productivity and improve farm performance according to a visiting academic.

Published in General News
Friday, 11 October 2013 16:10

Massey dairy farm heads for big changes

MASSEY UNIVERSITY has completely revamped its No 1 dairy research farm to try to find new ways to farm more sustainably and profitably and produce high quality milk. 

Published in Agribusiness
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Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:36

Landcorp and Massey sign deal in China

LANDCORP HAS done another deal with the Chinese company Shanghai Pengxin – this time to help develop a giant sheep farm.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 14:28

Energiser links fence and farmer

BETTER CONTROL of livestock is the promised payback from work by a Massey University industrial designer and Gallagher Animal Management to produce gear to enable farm workers to discover potential faults in their electric fencing.

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Wednesday, 03 October 2012 14:19

NZ ‘mishears’ world on food

New Zealand's policy makers' misunderstanding of 'food safety,' may be adding thousands of dollars to the individual cost of agricultural production at the farm gate.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 August 2012 11:09

Ash threat: stay vigilant

MASSEY UNIVERSITY researchers say ash from the Mt Tongariro eruption last week poses no great threat to human health or farming.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 August 2012 16:17

Governance is the key to succession

THE RIGHT form of governance is critical to good succession planning, says the organiser of a recent two-day summit on the subject held at Massey University.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 10:00

Looking at Lepto losses in sheep and beef

THE FARMER Leptospirosis Action Group (FLAG) has contracted Massey University researchers to find out if leptospirosis affects agricultural productivity.

Published in Farm Health

IN THE shadow of the sprawling Massey University campus, on the outskirts of Palmerston North, farmers and scientists cluster around an old tin garage which is doubling as a lecture theatre during an unseasonal shower of rain.

Published in Management