A Massey University PhD student has discovered a way to identify certain newborn dairy and beef-cross-dairy calves by the colour of their tongues.
Megan Robertson, from a dairy farm at Hari Hari, Westland was a joint winner of the Rural News Group sponsored visual media prize at the annual Massey University agricultural awards dinner last week.
An ongoing study of udder defects in ewes has raised timely new information for farmers, says a Massey University professor.
Plans are underway for a standalone bachelor of horticultural science degree course at Massey University.
A New Zealand expert in leptospirosis says the disease appears to be becoming more ‘tropical’ in the way it is occurring in NZ.
Rugby played a big role in New Zealand gaining a world-leading soil scientist, Professor Mike Hedley.
New Zealand must get beyond seeing its agri sector as ‘gumboots in the mud’ and portray itself as a high value-food producer using innovative technologies.
Dairy and beef farmers are being asked to help develop frameworks to control the disease bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD).