Wednesday, 31 October 2018 08:55

On the tip of their tongues

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:53

West Coaster wins media prize

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. 

Published in General News
Saturday, 27 October 2018 09:55

Check ewes’ udders after weaning – study

An ongoing study of udder defects in ewes has raised timely new information for farmers, says a Massey University professor.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 10:55

New hort degree for Massey

Plans are underway for a standalone bachelor of horticultural science degree course at Massey University. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 10:55

Cash to develop goat milk formula

The development of goat milk infant formula has received a $30 million funding boost.

Published in General News
Monday, 13 August 2018 11:35

New research into leptospirosis

A New Zealand expert in leptospirosis says the disease appears to be becoming more ‘tropical’ in the way it is occurring in NZ. 

Published in Management
Thursday, 09 August 2018 14:55

Footy and fractionation fan hangs up boots

Rugby played a big role in New Zealand gaining a world-leading soil scientist, Professor Mike Hedley.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 12:55

NZ farming no longer ‘gumboot land’

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.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 July 2018 09:55

Campaign sets sights on BVD control

Dairy and beef farmers are being asked to help develop frameworks to control the disease bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD).

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 10:40

Smoothie approach to sheep milk

Beyond Massey University’s cheeseboard at Fieldays was the objective of promoting sheep milking.

Published in General News