Displaying items by tag: Massey University

Friday, 16 February 2018 08:55

Farmers too busy to pause for that cuppa

It's difficult at present for farmers to find time to look much at what’s happening beyond the farm gate.

Published in General News
Thursday, 15 February 2018 14:55

$45 million research centre underway

Work has begun on a new $45 million food research facility to support New Zealand’s exports.

Published in General News
Thursday, 15 February 2018 09:55

One-stop ag shop at Massey

Except for veterinary science, all Massey University agricultural academic courses are now in one school – the School of Agriculture headed by Professor Peter Kemp.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 December 2017 12:55

Lepto still under-reported

Leptospirosis is still severely under-reported, says a researcher of the disease.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 24 November 2017 09:55

Weaning early benefits for both ewes and lambs

New research from Massey University suggests that lambs can be successfully weaned lighter and earlier, with benefits for the mother as well.

Published in Management
Thursday, 09 November 2017 07:55

Triumphant Skippy leaves no ‘calling cards’

Kate Stewart, helped by a pet ram lamb Skippy, won this year’s Massey University Rural News Group-sponsored video competition.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 11:55

Massey’s vet school to go it alone

Massey University is to create a new standalone vet school, separating it out from the present Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences.

Published in General News
Saturday, 28 October 2017 11:55

Massey’s valuable link to Ireland

Irish grasslands researcher Dr Phil Creighton is leading a project looking at new grass species to improve ewe performance and speed the growth rate of lambs.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 13:55

Massey to sponsor Ahuwhenua trophy

Massey University has signed as a sponsor of the Ahuwhenua Trophy, awarded annually to the country’s premier Māori farmer.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 12:55

Lepto vaccine not the only safeguard

Early results from a Massey University study show animal vaccinations are effective in preventing leptospirosis shedding in NZ dairy cattle, reducing exposure to humans.

Published in Farm Health

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