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

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
Monday, 19 November 2018 13:55

Achieving target weights in hoggets

Veterinarians and farmers working together to improve stock performance must emphasise two aspects of hogget growth, say the authors of a guidebook published by Massey University Press.

Published in Management
Thursday, 15 November 2018 08:55

Copper deficiency’s link to lameness

Every mating season, veterinarians are called to fresh calved heifers presenting with unexplained severe forelimb lameness. This could be down to copper deficiency. 

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 12 November 2018 12:33

Novel plumbing for Massey research farm

Massey University's sheep and beef research farm is to begin nutrient leaching research using underground water and nutrient collection.

Published in Management
Thursday, 08 November 2018 09:55

Millennials are the future of agri

Stand up and be counted millennials: that was the message from the winner of Massey University’s Agricultural Alumni Award, Bridget Hawkins, founder and chief executive of the agritech company Regen.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 November 2018 07:55

Tourism and agri not in harmony

A report by the ANZ bank says New Zealand is failing to take full advantage of promoting our quality food to tourists to this country.

Published in General News