We must stop thinking about agriculture in the traditional sense, says Massey University vice-chancellor Jan Thomas.
The growing need for farmers to have farm environment plans has prompted Massey University to develop a new course to help train rural professionals to do these.
It's difficult at present for farmers to find time to look much at what’s happening beyond the farm gate.
Except for veterinary science, all Massey University agricultural academic courses are now in one school – the School of Agriculture headed by Professor Peter Kemp.
New research from Massey University suggests that lambs can be successfully weaned lighter and earlier, with benefits for the mother as well.
Kate Stewart, helped by a pet ram lamb Skippy, won this year’s Massey University Rural News Group-sponsored video competition.
Massey University is to create a new standalone vet school, separating it out from the present Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences.