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Satellite Technology Signals Game Changer for Kiwi Farmers

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 9:16 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) announced today the launch of an innovative satellite technology called SPACE (Satellite Pasture and Cover Evaluation) - a giant leap forward for pasture management. SPACE uses satellite images to measure pasture, ... More >>

LIC: Dairy industry not immune to disruption

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 9:27 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

New Zealand dairy farmers have a global edge in terms of productivity and profitability, but the industry needs to remain ambitious about keeping that edge against the best in the world. More >>

LIC to test bulls for Mycoplasma bovis

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 2:32 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

LIC, the country’s largest supplier of dairy genetics, will test its artificial breeding bulls for Mycoplasma bovis to provide its farmers with greater peace of mind through the dairy mating season. More >>

LIC to sell deer subsidiary to Southland farmers

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 12:30 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

The going concern sale is expected to be completed on 5 October 2017, and includes the 390ha Southland farm at Balfour, artificial breeding collection and laboratory facilities and the herd of 2000+ high genetic merit animals. More >>

LIC full year results announcement

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 11:12 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Farmer-owned co-operative, Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited (NZX: LIC), announces its financial results for the year ending 31 May 2017. More >>

LIC increasing its investment in UK agribusiness

Monday, 26 June 2017, 9:13 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

LIC is increasing its investment in National Milk Records PLC (NMR), the leading supplier of farm management recording services in the United Kingdom. More >>

LIC appoints Vo2 for office computing technology contract

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 5:26 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC), the dairy farmer-owned herd improvement cooperative, has awarded its Managed User Computing services and IT hardware contracts to tech company, Vo2. More >>

LIC appoints Vo2 for office computing technology contract

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 2:14 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC), the dairy farmer-owned herd improvement cooperative, has awarded its Managed User Computing services and IT hardware contracts to tech company, Vo2. More >>

LIC has the best bulls in the country – by far

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 11:19 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Pictured: The top bull on the Jersey RAS List, LIC’s 312034 Okura Goldie Index. More >>

LIC full year result 2015-2016

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 2:07 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Farmer-owned co-operative, Livestock Improvement Corporation (NZX: LIC), has announced its result for the year ending 31 May 2016. The financial result is summarised below with background information attached to NZX, including Chairman Murray King’s letter ... More >>

New MINDA Goes Live

Friday, 10 June 2016, 11:44 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

A new online version of the herd management system most New Zealand farmers use will be officially launched at Fieldays by LIC. More >>

Johne’s disease solutions available

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 1:16 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Help is at hand for dairy farmers facing a problem with Johne’s disease in their cattle. More >>

Zooming in on heat for herringbones

Monday, 9 May 2016, 11:49 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Farmers who milk in herringbones now have an easy to use and high tech solution to accurately identify which of their cows are on heat. More >>

LIC posts half year result

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 3:21 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation (NZX: LIC) has announced its half-year result for the six months ended 30 November 2015. LIC total revenue for the six month period was $145 million, 9 per cent down on the same period last year. Net profit after ... More >>

Housing cows not the only way to increase production

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 12:46 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

The recent visit by Professor Aalt Dijkhuizen, the president of Topsector Agri and Food in the Netherlands, raised some interested points about how New Zealand dairy farmers can learn from their Dutch counterparts. More >>

LIC announces joint venture with Brazilian distributor

Friday, 19 December 2014, 10:38 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

LIC has purchased the majority interest of its Brazilian genetics distributor, NZ Brasil Genetics Producao Animal Ltda. The joint venture (JV) includes exclusive supply of the farmer-owned co-operative’s dairy genetics for an initial period of 10 years, ... More >>

Hot, hairy bull enables major scientific discoveries

Friday, 19 December 2014, 10:06 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Hot, hairy bull enables major scientific discoveries An artificial breeding bull which caused some of its offspring to be excessively hairy and prone to overheating has led to two world-first scientific discoveries. The bull called Matrix had inherited ... More >>

Statistics confirm best dairy season on record

Friday, 5 December 2014, 1:35 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Good grass growth, high production and a record payout will see many of New Zealand’s dairy farmers look back on the 2013-2014 season as one of the best in history – and now the statistics prove it. More >>

 

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