Livestock Improvement Corporation Ltd

Type: Company
Name: Livestock Improvement Corporation Ltd
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wool farmers urged to cast vote in levy poll

Southland Rural Support Trust chairman John Kennedy at hisdairy farm near Winton last week. Photo by Nicole SharpThe new Southern Rural Support Trust (SRST) chairman istaking the new role in his stride.Winton farmer John Kennedy has been dairy farming ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

CodeBlue launches ICT intern programme in Auckland

New Zealand-owned IT services company CodeBlue has launched an intern programme at its Auckland branch, with plans to roll the programme out through CodeBlue branches around the country.CodeBlue’s managing director Ken Davis says the programme is now ... [Published Computerworld New Zealand - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The future in hand

The word app is short for a computer application, or programme. Mobile apps are used on smartphones and tablets.For Apple devices using the iOS operating system such as iPhones and iPads, you buy through iTunes’ App Store.For phones and tablets running ... [Published FWplus - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Science & Technology Fair winners announced

Auckland city winnersTwo Epsom Girls’ Grammar students have taken out the NIWA Premier Gold Award for the best exhibit in this year’s NIWA Auckland City Science and Technology Fair.Aimee Zang and Rena Liu were competing against about 250 students from ... [Published NIWA - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

University Of Edinburgh Development Approved

Plans to construct a new innovation centre and campus hub at the University of Edinburgh have been approved.The plans, designed by Atkins, will see a new £32m facility built at the University's Easter Bush Campus. It will provide veterinary students and ... [Published Build Scotland.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

New boss has big plans for Primary ITO

Mark Jeffries is excited about his new role in the New Zealand agriculture industry.Jeffries joined the Primary Industry Training Organisation (Primary ITO) as chief executive about three weeks ago.He says Primary ITO is poised to make a big difference ... [Published FWplus - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

2 Act stalwart and prominent farmer remembered

The first candidate chosen by the Act Party, well-known Central Hawke's Bay farmer John Ormond, died at his family's historic farm at Wallingford on Monday, aged 69.Great-grandson of a pioneering farmer and long-serving 1800s MP, and one of five children ... [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Time to plan beyond forced calf births

Forced births (inductions) are not allowed from spring next year and farmers should start taking action now, says Livestock Improvement (LIC).It had been used for years as a tool to address calving pattern issues on dairy farms but it is being phased ... [Published Southland Times - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

SA lifts Namibian livestock import ban

WINDHOEK – After some three months in which exports of Namibian livestock to South Africa came to a grinding halt, local producers now have access to the lucrative market again with relaxed import requirements from South African authorities.The Ministry ... [Published New Era - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

New SA Animal Export Conditions Favourable

THE revised animal export conditions by the South African government have been described as favourable.Acting permanent secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Anna Shiweda said yesterday the revised conditions are 'relatively favourable ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 02 2014]
Entities: Animal Export, sheep, goat
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

New Zealand: US$260 million dairy genomics database to change hands

New Zealand's producer research and development organisation DairyNZ is set to acquire a dairy genomics database worth US$260 million annually from Livestock Investment Corporation.The Ministry for Primary Industries approved the transfer of the Dairy ... [Published EFeedLink - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 3 reports

Genomics Database to Change Hands

NEW ZEALAND – A producer research and development organisation is set to acquire a genomics database said to be worth 310 million dollars to New Zealand dairying annually.The Ministry for Primary Industries granted consent for the transfer of the Dairy ... [Published The Dairy Site - Sep 01 2014]

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"They do have the rural area in their best interest which I"
...the science fair committee and head of science at Hamilton's St Paul's Collegiate, said the quality of the exhibits had exceeded expectations.  "I am very encouraged by the complexity of the topics and the thoroughness of the research. Our scientific future is in good hands."
Welcoming the news, Philip Watson, Atkins UK design director, said: "Universities around the UK are working harder than ever to attract students, staff and wider investment."
"Success for living without inductions in 2015 and beyond will depend on the actions farmers take now, starting with their planning for mating this year" she said

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Wool farmers urged to cast vote in levy poll [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 25 2014]
CodeBlue launches ICT intern programme in Auckland [Published Computerworld New Zealand - Sep 25 2014]
The future in hand [Published FWplus - Sep 15 2014]
Science & Technology Fair winners announced [Published NIWA - Sep 09 2014]
University Of Edinburgh Development Approved [Published Build Scotland.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
Atkins Edinburgh Uni scheme to go ahead [Published UniversityBusiness.co.uk - Sep 04 2014]
New boss has big plans for Primary ITO [Published FWplus - Sep 03 2014]
2 Act stalwart and prominent farmer remembered [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Sep 03 2014]
Time to plan beyond forced calf births [Published Southland Times - Sep 02 2014]
SA lifts Namibian livestock import ban [Published New Era - Sep 02 2014]
New SA Animal Export Conditions Favourable [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 02 2014]
New Zealand: US$260 million dairy genomics data... [Published EFeedLink - Sep 02 2014]
Genomics Database to Change Hands [Published The Dairy Site - Sep 01 2014]
Dairy database a step closer [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Sep 01 2014]
Dairy database a step closer [Published Voxy.co.nz - Sep 01 2014]
Teso’s struggle to remain a cattle haven [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 23 2014]
Fact Sheet for Livestock Improvement Corporatio... [Published Able2Act - Apr 17 2008]
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Dairy database a step closer [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Sep 01 2014]
Industry body DairyNZ is welcoming news released to the NZX Alternative Market (NZAX) that the Minister for Primary Industries has formally granted consent for changes to animal genetics company Livestock Improvement Corporation's (LIC) constitution. ...
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