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Monday, 22 February 2016 10:06

Boo-hoo

Your canine crusader hears that the unionists at Lincoln University are a bit upset, claiming they were duped into being frank with a report writer who, it turns out, is to be their boss.

Published in The Hound

With the more intensive farming practices used currently there is a need to ensure optimum animal health and pasture health for long-term environmental sustainability.

Published in General News
Monday, 15 February 2016 06:55

Farmers shrugging off tree planting

The cost and benefits of planting trees to help mitigate environmental effects of dairy farming need to be shared by us all to succeed, a new study says.

Published in Agribusiness
Sunday, 14 February 2016 17:55

Small dairy farmers content with their lot

New Lincoln University research has found many small dairy farmers are content with the size of their operation, despite the constant calls for economic growth.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 12:55

Viticulturist wins AMP scholarship

Alice Rule is one step closer to developing an app to provide grape growers with simple, intuitive representations of data to help them become more sustainable.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 13:55

Rethink needed over dairy farm planting incentives

The cost and benefits of planting trees to help mitigate environmental effects of dairy farming need to be shared by us all for it to succeed, a new study says.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 December 2015 10:06

Drones versus birds

Drones may soon be joining the armoury of weapons used to scare birds away from ripening grapes  after a trial undertaken in Hawke's Bay last season.

Published in Machinery
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 08:42

Lincoln struggles to accommodate new student intake

Lincoln University is copping criticism for the way it is allocating beds to would-be new students for 2016.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 16:34

Irish learn from Kiwi dairy dilemmas

The Irish dairy industry is keeping a close eye on New Zealand's dairy dilemmas as it ramps up its own production with quota restrictions now gone, a Lincoln expert says.

Published in World News

A North Otago red meat producer and a Marlborough green-lipped mussel grower have both won Lincoln University Foundation's South Island Farmer of the Year competition.

Published in General News

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