Displaying items by tag: Massey University

Sunday, 13 August 2017 09:32

Labour’s water policy ‘problematic’

A Massey University agribusiness expert says Labour’s newly-announced water policy is problematic on several fronts.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 August 2017 09:55

Shepherding by remote?

Shepherds may soon have a new tool to notify them of problems in their flocks.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 10:55

Cow disease potential ‘game changer’

Animal health experts are warning that the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis disease on a large South Canterbury farm could be “a potential game changer”.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 July 2017 09:55

Benefits of shearing pregnant ewes

Industry funded studies in New Zealand have shown that mid-pregnancy shearing can increase multiple-born lamb birthweight by up to 0.7 kg and lamb survival by 3 to 5%.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 09:55

Innovation Massey’s focus

Massey University's vice-chancellor Jan Thomas says she’s trying to induce a sense of innovation and entrepreneurship in the university’s graduates.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 08:55

Milk ‘em instead

Massey University sheep milking expert Craig Prichard’s fun exhibit at Fieldays -- allowing site visitors to milk a sheep -- had seriously optimistic intent.

Published in General News
Monday, 17 July 2017 07:55

Milk needs promotion

Milk and dairy products need ongoing promotion in New Zealand, says a nutritional physiology professor at Massey University.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 June 2017 09:55

Plenty of advantages to pregnancy scanning

About 70% of farmers pregnancy scan their ewes which should occur between a minimum of 45 days after ram removal from the ewe flock and no later than 100 days after ram introduction.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:55

Sheep milk sector can be a winner for NZ

New Zealand's sheep milking industry plateaued a bit in the last year, says an organiser of last week’s Sheep Milk NZ Conference 2017.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:55

Adapt or die – Massey boss

Massey University's new vice-chancellor, professor Jan Thomas, says her role is to create an environment where academics are able to adapt and almost predict the future.

Published in General News