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Saturday, 13 May 2017 07:55

Nitrate sensor ready for launch

Lincoln Agritech has unveiled an advanced optical nitrate sensor for groundwater which it says will bring a paradigm shift in New Zealand’s groundwater management.

Published in Management
Thursday, 20 April 2017 08:55

SI achievers aiming for excellence

Merely being in the top 10% of meat producers was not enough for the 2016 Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmers of the Year, Neil and Lyn Campbell.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 08:55

Yili investment welcomed

The recent upgrade of the Oceania Dairy Ltd (ODL) plant in South Canterbury has boosted suppliers’ confidence, says farmer Andrew McFarlane.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 14:55

Digging into low productive results

Failure to meet its own goals for reproductive performance (industry targets) has been much talked about at Lincoln University Dairy Farm (LUDF).

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 13:55

High empty rates blamed on virus

Dairy farmers are being warned to keep a lookout for a common virus which may be becoming more virulent in New Zealand herds.

Published in Management
Thursday, 09 March 2017 12:45

Tall grass proves its versatility

A tall grass touted as a multi-purpose wonder plant has proved its worth as a shelterbelt replacement for Canterbury dairy farms, says Lincoln University ecology professor Steve Wratten.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 15:37

Co-op smooths university path for student

Lincoln University student, Sarah Lockhart, is this year’s recipient of the Ravensdown Hugh Williams Scholarship.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 March 2017 09:33

South Island Farmer of the Year ends 30-year run

The South Island Farmer of the Year competition will fold this year.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 09:55

Lincoln boss upbeat about future

Lincoln University vice-chancellor professor Robin Pollard has opened the 2017 academic year with an upbeat assessment of the agricultural university’s prospects.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 February 2017 11:55

No hunches for top farming couple

A South Canterbury couple have been named the 2016 Lincoln University Foundation Farmer of the Year, based on a detailed and analytical approach to farm management.

Published in Management

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