Research

Salad Bar for Health

“Setting the table” in a novel way that allows cows to choose what they eat, may be resulting in milk that contains more health-giving nutrients for its human consumers. Words Anne Lee.

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Research Wrap: Heat stress is in Southland

DairyNZ, AgResearch and Fonterra researchers are working together to better understand the issue of heat stress and the Southern Dairy Hub is one of the research farms. By Andrea Dixon.

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Soil nitrogen to reduce maize growing costs

While nitrogen fertiliser prices have eased, they are still a significant contributor to the cost of maize production.

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Applying science to suckling

Keeping calves with mum until weaning is part of a study of alternative rearing systems. By Anne Lee.

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What the cow wants

Researchers have taken a look at dairy farming from the cows’ perspective. By Elaine Fisher

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A RAT test for FE

A Taranaki scientific team is testing the development of a rapid antigen test (RAT) for the detection of facial eczema (FE). By Elaine Fisher.

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Talking change

How would you lead the conversation? University of Canterbury researcher Franca Buelow asks.

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Southern Hub shares wintering insights

Evolution and revolution have played their part in Southern Dairy Hub’s wintering. By Louise Cook.

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Flooding halts northern Future Dairy Farm project

Cyclone Gabrielle put a spanner in the works for research on the Northland Agricultural Research Farm. By Delwyn Dickey.

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