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LIC Sustainability Report

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 8:42 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) has published its first Sustainability Report . In the report, LIC Chairman Murray King says unlike other companies that can only make a difference through the business choices they make, LIC is able to do some ... More >>

LIC Annual Results 2020-21, Farmers Investing In High Value Genetics To Help Meet Sector’s Climate Goals

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 9:28 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation (NZX: LIC) announces its financial results for the year ending 31 May 2021, reporting increased revenue, profit and a strong balance sheet with no debt at year end. The farmer-owned co-operative will return $17.8 million ... More >>

LIC Announces Agreement To Divest Automation Business

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 12:15 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation announces it has entered into an agreement to divest its automation business to MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA for an amount of NZ$38,100,000 and subject to a ... More >>

Bull Burps Could Hold Answer To Breed Climate Friendly Cows

Monday, 17 May 2021, 8:50 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Download the video here   The opportunity to breed more climate friendly cows is one step closer for New Zealand dairy farmers after a Waikato trial finds a possible link between a bulls’ genetics and the amount of methane they produce. ... More >>

LIC Half-Year Result – Genomics Investment Delivering For Farmers And Co-op

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 3:50 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation (NZX: LIC) (LIC) announces its half-year financial results for the six months to 30 November 2020, which show continued strength in the cooperative’s financial performance with increased revenue and underlying earnings. More >>

LIC Shareholders Vote To Streamline Governance; Introduce New Shareholder Reference Group

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 1:02 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Shareholders of Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) today voted to update and streamline the governance of the co-operative, including changes to the Board and the role and structure of the Shareholder Council. A comprehensive two-year review ... More >>

Farmers Seeking More Productive Heifers Turn To Fresh Sexed Bull Semen To Meet Breeding Goals

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 1:15 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Herd improvement and agri-tech cooperative LIC, the only provider of fresh, liquid sexed semen to New Zealand dairy farmers, is preparing for a busy spring as more farmers factor this new component into their 2020 breeding programmes. Fresh sexed ... More >>

Innovation-led LIC Launches ‘Ag-celerator’ Investment Fund

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 11:11 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Leading agritech and herd improvement cooperative LIC has launched a new fund to support innovations with the potential to positively impact New Zealand’s valuable dairy sector. LIC has launched an early-stage investment fund, named the LIC AgCelerator™ ... More >>

LIC Wins ‘Choice’ Award For Being A Top Employer

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 3:45 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

New Zealand’s leading agri-tech and herd improvement cooperative has today been named as a 2020 Employer of Choice through a survey conducted by HRD New Zealand. The latest accolade from HRD (Human Resources Director) comes six months after LIC ... More >>

Innovation Led Growth Drives Strong Full Year Result For LIC

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 6:35 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Performance Highlights: NPAT: $17.5 million, down 21.1% from $22.2 million last year Underlying Earnings: $22.7 million, up 16.2% from $19.5 million last year Total revenue: $254.0 million, up 3.0% from $246.5 million last year Dividend: $18.1 million/12.75c ... More >>

LIC Strengthens Partnership To Support Future Farming Leaders

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 10:44 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

LIC has strengthened its support for growing the next generation of primary sector leaders with the signing of a three-year agreement with Rural Leaders which runs the highly-respected Nuffield Farming Scholarship and Kellogg Rural Leadership programmes. ... More >>

LIC HoofPrint™ Important Step Towards Helping Farmers Reduce Environmental Footprint

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 9:58 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

New Zealand agritech cooperative LIC has launched a new tool to help dairy farmers keep step with increasing demands to reduce their environmental footprint. LIC’s new HoofPrint™ index provides farmers with accurate insights on bulls born since ... More >>

Pilot Trial To Identify Possibiliity Of Breeding Lower-methane Emitting Cows Gets Underway

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 11:53 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

A pilot trial seeking to identify a possible link between the methane cows produce and their genetics has got underway in the Waikato. The trial involving dairy breeding bulls is believed to be a world-first and is being run by Livestock Improvement Corporation ... More >>

LIC Seeks Shareholder Support To Acquire 50% Stake In Leading Global Agritech Company.

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 10:21 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

LIC to seek shareholder approval to acquire 50% stake for $108.7 million in Israeli agritech company Afimilk. The investment will strengthen LIC’s ability to deliver superior herd improvement services and agritech to its farmers. The proposed 50% ... More >>

LIC Half-Year Revenue Up

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 9:10 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation (NZX: LIC) (LIC) announces its half-year financial results for the six months to 30 November 2019. More >>

LIC recognised for helping to protect national herd

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:22 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) calls for New Zealand to remain vigilant to protect against M. bovis after taking home an award for its response to the outbreak at this year’s Biosecurity Awards. More >>

LIC migrates to NZX’s Main Board

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 10:21 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Herd improvement and agritech co-operative LIC will move to the Main Board of the NZX (NZSX) next month, transferring from the Alternative Board. More >>

$25 million sustainable dairy innovation programme

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 3:12 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

A new $25.68 million innovation programme for New Zealand’s dairy industry will drive improvements in the health and wellbeing of the national dairy herd and a step-change in sustainable milk production. More >>

LIC Half-Year Profit Rises On Improved Performance

Friday, 8 February 2019, 11:46 am | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Livestock Improvement Corporation (NZX: LIC) ( LIC ) announces its half-year financial results for the six months to 30 November 2018. More >>

More Farmers Turn to DNA Parentage Testing

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 3:46 pm | Livestock Improvement Corporation

Farmer owned co-operative LIC has seen an increase in demand for its DNA parentage testing service as livestock farmers place increasing emphasis on cow quality over cow quantity. More >>