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Tuesday, 17 July 2018 10:55

Kiwifruit case setting a precedent?

The kiwifruit claim decision in favour of growers has wide implications for biosecurity, says Dr Nic Lees, a senior lecturer in agribusiness at Lincoln University.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 May 2018 07:55

No s**t Sherlock

If every farm in New Zealand used the new ClearTech system for harvesting clean water from dairy effluent, NZ would save 42 billion litres of freshwater each year.

Published in Management
Thursday, 19 April 2018 07:55

Icebreaker US sale has advantages

Although the sale of an iconic New Zealand brand to overseas investors is somewhat sad, there are real advantages, says agribusiness commentator Nic Lees, of Lincoln University.

Published in General News

Phosphorus deficiencies in cattle fed on fodder beet are “spectacularly easy” to deal with, says Lincoln University senior lecturer in livestock health and production Dr Jim Gibbs.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 13:55

Spot-market stock selling unhelpful

Only about 20% of stock in the whole meat industry is actually being supplied to processors on contract, says Dr Nic Lees, senior lecturer agribusiness management at Lincoln University.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 February 2018 07:55

Lincoln offers organic diploma

Organic farming advocates are welcoming a new Lincoln University course leading to a diploma in organic agri-food production.

Published in Management
Friday, 16 February 2018 09:55

Your farm as viewed from space every week

LIC has launched a satellite-based pasture evaluation service, calling it a giant leap forward for pasture management.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 09:55

How are we going to do this...?

A Lincoln University researcher investigating the role of intuition in farmers’ decisionmaking has had his work published in a scientific journal and as a novel.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 11:55

Report confronts Lincoln with ‘opportunities’

Lincoln University is already working to transform itself as suggested in a hard-hitting report warning it is underperforming in many areas.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 November 2017 08:55

Let’s do things differently

Professor Jon Hickford, from Lincoln University’s faculty of agriculture and life sciences, gives his view on where the new government should focus in its primary sector policy.

Published in Opinion

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