Displaying items by tag: Massey University

Friday, 08 June 2018 14:55

It looks like meat...

Massey University is living the ‘future of farming’ theme at National Fieldays this year with robots, future foods artificially intelligent farm assistants, and a focus on health and wellbeing.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 07:55

Frustrating lack of support for rural nurses

Many rural nurses hold “incredible frustration” at the lack of support to move forward to become nursing practitioners says Sue Adams, a senior lecturer at Massey University’s School of Nursing.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 09:55

More rural nurses a solution?

Nurse practitioners could go a long way to help reverse the declining availability of rural health services in New Zealand, says Dr Sue Adams, a senior lecturer at Massey University’s School of Nursing.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 March 2018 12:55

Trucking, slaughter advice for Chinese

A Massey University professor of animal welfare has been advising China’s animal production officials on raising their industry’s welfare standards.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 23 March 2018 09:55

Sheep milking serious business

The sheep milk industry has made huge strides in the last four years, says Massey University associate professor Craig Prichard.

Published in General News
Thursday, 15 March 2018 11:55

Synlait linking with Massey for R&D

Independent dairy processor Synlait is to set up an R&D centre at Massey University, Palmerston North.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 23 February 2018 09:55

Managing the volatile climate

Recent bizarre weather – floods quickly followed by drought – has prompted a Massey University scientist to suggest that farmers may need to look at changing their farm systems.

Published in Management
Friday, 23 February 2018 08:55

New lepto strain needs care

Dairy farmers and workers must take extra precautions because a newly discovered strain of leptospirosis is not covered by a vaccine.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 22 February 2018 10:55

New Massey boss rings in changes

We must stop thinking about agriculture in the traditional sense, says Massey University vice-chancellor Jan Thomas.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 11:55

Massey adds farm plan course

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.

Published in General News