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$15M investment in sheep and beef genetics

Genetics research to improve the profitability of New Zealand's sheep and beef sector and meat quality got a 15 million dollar boost yesterday. Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced a new government investment to run over the next five years that will see the establishment of a new partnership - Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics.

AgResearch, AbacusBio, Lincoln University, Massey University, and the University of Otago will all play important roles in the partnership.

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