Displaying items by tag: Massey University

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
Monday, 11 March 2019 13:07

Vital to manage hoggets prior to breeding

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

Published in Management
Friday, 08 March 2019 14:40

$400k given to Massey for innovation

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will pay for a new ‘Rural Innovation Lab’ based at Massey University’s Palmerston North campus.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 March 2019 08:47

Irish tackle water clean-up

Local solutions to local environmental problems: that’s Ireland’s plan for improving the quality of water in rivers and lakes.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 14:25

WOF for new season

Setting up for next year’s production was the theme of a Beef + Lamb NZ field day held last week at Massey University’s Tuapaka farm just outside Palmerston North.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 10:29

Farmers must comply with society’s expectations

Compliance means not only meeting the requirements of the regulator, but also the expectations of society.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 07:55

Precise irrigation solves many problems

Tired of blanket irrigation's issues, two Massey University engineering graduates decided to create a solution.

Published in Management

An Irish farm systems researcher says any solutions that scientists come up with to solve problems must be simple and not create other problems.

Published in Management
Monday, 26 November 2018 12:47

Early weaning useful for dry summer

Predictions of a dry summer may make early weaning an attractive option for sheep farmers this year, provided they have high-quality legume-based forages available for their weaned lambs.

Published in Management