Displaying items by tag: Massey University

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.

Published in General News
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
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 11:39

Online conference seeks pain solutions

Massey University's Professor of Animal Welfare Science, David Mellor has just presented a paper to an international conference on laboratory animal science. Nothing unusual you might say, except that in this case Mellor and all the other participants were based at home or at work and not at the conference venue because this was a 'virtual conference'.

Published in Farm Health
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