Chicken robots, connected cows and Fitbits for horses - Sifted
April 24, 2019 - Chicken robots, connected cows and Fitbits for horses SiftedMeet the startups disrupting Europe's €400bn a year farming market with tech solutions, from facial ID for cows to robot chicken carers.
‘Struggling to tread water’: Dairy farmers are caught in an economic system with no winning formula - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 16, 2019 - ‘Struggling to tread water’: Dairy farmers are caught in an economic system with no winning formula Milwaukee Journal SentinelMONROE - One by one, Emily and Brandi Harris removed the leather collars from their Jersey dairy cows as the final round of milking on their farm wound down.
Farm infrastructure Focus: robots, underpasses and astro tracks - Irish Farmers Journal
May 3, 2019 - Farm infrastructure Focus: robots, underpasses and astro tracks Irish Farmers JournalFarm infrastructure Focus: robots, underpasses and astro tracks 2019-05-01.
Dairy focus: Producing one million litres with one labour unit in the Netherlands - Agriland
May 6, 2019 - Dairy focus: Producing one million litres with one labour unit in the Netherlands AgrilandFarm Molenaar's goal has always been to be self sufficient and maintain the same amount of labour - and they have achieved just that.
The Cow-Milking Robots Keeping Small Farms in Business - The Atlantic
October 11, 2018 - The Cow-Milking Robots Keeping Small Farms in Business The AtlanticAround the country, dairy farms are struggling to stay open, embracing technology may be one way to make them more efficient.
Henschel’s new robotic barn saves labor, improves family quality of life - Wisconsin State Farmer
February 13, 2019 - Henschel’s new robotic barn saves labor, improves family quality of life Wisconsin State FarmerWaupaca County farm family has risen up from challenges to embrace technology for a profitable future.
Robot used to round up cows is a hit with farmers - BBC News
November 15, 2013 - Robot used to round up cows is a hit with farmers BBC NewsRobots could be used in the future to round up cows on dairy farms, according to researchers. A four-wheeled device, known as Rover, has been tested by a ...
chinese artists at venice art biennale: liu wei, nabuqi, yin xiuzhen, yu ji , sun yuan and peng yu - Designboom
May 19, 2019 - chinese artists at venice art biennale: liu wei, nabuqi, yin xiuzhen, yu ji , sun yuan and peng yu Designboomwondering what to see at the venice art biennale? here is a round-up of the best works created by contemporary chinese artists, on show in 'may you live in ...
Dairy focus: Why one 700-cow farm decided to go down the robotic milking route - Agriland
October 20, 2018 - Dairy focus: Why one 700-cow farm decided to go down the robotic milking route AgrilandAgriLand recently made the trip up north to find out more and to see why Jason decided to install six DeLaval VMS milking robots.
Cargill plants introduce cattle handling robots - Canadian Cattlemen
November 22, 2018 - Cargill plants introduce cattle handling robots Canadian CattlemenCargill stated the robots direct cattle through pens by waving automated arms and using blowers and recordings. They are designed to work in mud, rain and ...
ND dairy installs North America's fourth, world's 15th robotic,... - AG Week
June 4, 2018 - ND dairy installs North America's fourth, world's 15th robotic,... AG WeekLISBON, N.D. — You may have seen robotic dairies where cows approach a machine to be milked when they want. You likely have seen "rotary" parlors that put ...
The robot will milk the cow now: Farming's hi-tech future - Independent.ie
April 13, 2019 - The robot will milk the cow now: Farming's hi-tech future Independent.ieRobots are now routinely milking Irish cows, but farmers are pondering whether they will soon be able to direct the cattle across the road, drive the tractors and ...
Cattle-herding robot Swagbot makes debut on Australian farms - New Scientist News
July 12, 2016 - Cattle-herding robot Swagbot makes debut on Australian farms New Scientist NewsThe newest member of Australia's farm robot fleet is able to herd cows, tow heavy trailers, and traverse rugged terrain.
How a dairy farmer has integrated robots and grazing cows - FarmersWeekly
October 26, 2018 - How a dairy farmer has integrated robots and grazing cows FarmersWeeklyInstalling a milking robot has freed up time for the Norton family to get better at grazing management and to design a system that maximises milk from.
Cattlemen's College Roundup: Hot Topics at the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention - Agriculture.com
February 1, 2019 - Cattlemen's College Roundup: Hot Topics at the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention Agriculture.comFor more than 25 years NCBA's Cattlemen's College has delivered thought-provoking, stimulating sessions. We highlight five topics industry leaders discussed ...
High-tech Holsteins: Robots run Smiths Grove dairy - Bowling Green Daily News
January 12, 2019 - High-tech Holsteins: Robots run Smiths Grove dairy Bowling Green Daily NewsElkins, a fourth-generation dairyman, is one cowpoke who these days does his poking at touchscreens on an operation that would be more at home on an ...
Dairy focus: Robots bring an 'easier way of life' in Co. Meath - Agriland
March 16, 2019 - Dairy focus: Robots bring an 'easier way of life' in Co. Meath AgrilandIn five years this farm was transformed from a beef, sheep and tillage enterprise, to milking over 200 cows through three Lely robots.
Watch this battery-powered feeding robot that moves via magnets - Independent.ie
January 2, 2019 - Watch this battery-powered feeding robot that moves via magnets Independent.ieAutomated feeders increase efficiency and solve labour issues and was on display at the EuroTier Show in Hanover before Christmas.
The pros and cons of robotic milking systems - Independent.ie
April 19, 2019 - The pros and cons of robotic milking systems Independent.ieIn recent years, we have seen a steady increase in the number of robotic milking systems amongst our dairy farmer clients. Some are new entrants, but many ...
Cows given 5G collars that talk to robotic milking system - iTnews
April 12, 2019 - Cows given 5G collars that talk to robotic milking system iTnewsThey may look like regular cows, but a herd of Friesian dairy cattle at a British farm are internet pioneers and they are enjoying the benefits of 5G connectivity ...
'Going organic suits my land base and the cow numbers suit a robot' - Independent.ie
April 10, 2019 - 'Going organic suits my land base and the cow numbers suit a robot' Independent.ieTom Phelan admits he has a steep learning curve ahead of him as he moves from conventional beef farming into organic dairying.
How Veo Robotics' tech helps humans and robots work closer together - Business Insider
April 14, 2019 - How Veo Robotics' tech helps humans and robots work closer together Business InsiderVeo Robotics has raised a total of $28 million for its technology that gives dangerous industrial robots eyes and allows them to operate alongside humans.
Postmates unveils Serve, a friendlier autonomous delivery robot - TechCrunch
December 13, 2018 - Postmates unveils Serve, a friendlier autonomous delivery robot TechCrunchSan Francisco partially banned delivery robots because they obstructed pedestrians, so Postmates built one with eyes, turn signals and a mandate to yield.
Cattle Herding Robot Takes Over a Dog’s Job - VOA News
August 31, 2016 - Cattle Herding Robot Takes Over a Dog’s Job VOA NewsDogs, helicopters and cowboys on horses herd cattle, and now a robot can help with the roundup. Called SwagBot, the ungainly looking prototype has four ...
New Robotic Milking System Debuted by DeLaval | Dairy Herd - Dairy Herd Management
June 26, 2018 - New Robotic Milking System Debuted by DeLaval | Dairy Herd Dairy Herd ManagementThe DeLaval VMS V300 is a redesign of the voluntary milking systems that the company hopes will deliver a new experience for both cows and producers.
‘Cow toilets’ to cut farm ammonia emissions by collecting up to 35 pints of urine a day - Daily Mail
April 1, 2019 - ‘Cow toilets’ to cut farm ammonia emissions by collecting up to 35 pints of urine a day Daily MailHenk Hanskamp, the Dutch inventor and businessman behind the 'Cow Toilet', invented the device - which is in a box placed behind the cow, while in front is a ...
The world's first floating farm making waves in Rotterdam - BBC News
August 17, 2018 - The world's first floating farm making waves in Rotterdam BBC NewsThe world's first offshore dairy farm opens in the Port of Rotterdam this year, with the aim of helping the city produce more of its own food sustainably. But will ...
3 farmers who've made the switch to robotic milking to host Lely open days - Agriland
October 6, 2018 - 3 farmers who've made the switch to robotic milking to host Lely open days AgrilandThree dairy farmers who have made the transition to robotic milking using Lely's Astronaut robotic milking system will host open days in the coming days.
Lasers and bovine breathalyzer help determine how much methane cows produce - Digital Trends
January 14, 2019 - Lasers and bovine breathalyzer help determine how much methane cows produce Digital TrendsCow farts and belches don't exactly sound like catastrophic threats, but they contribute to the massive amounts of methane pumped into the atmosphere.
'If it wasn't for the robots, I wouldn't have the cows' - Agriland
October 6, 2018 - 'If it wasn't for the robots, I wouldn't have the cows' AgrilandMichael Callan had to re-evaluate his whole dairy farming system. It wasn't until he visited a farm in Kells that he settled on the idea of robots.
Dairy farmers invest in technology as labor tightens - The Daily Herald
June 11, 2018 - Dairy farmers invest in technology as labor tightens The Daily HeraldWith workers opting for construction jobs, farmers turn to robots to milk and tend to cows.
Farmers invest in tech as labor tightens | BBJ - The Bellingham Business Journal
June 6, 2018 - Farmers invest in tech as labor tightens | BBJ The Bellingham Business JournalCalves peer out of their pens. They are kept in separate enclosures so farmers can carefully monitor each calf's health. (Emily Hamann | BBJ). By Emily Hamann
Agriculture in the modern age: Technology is transforming the farming industry - Times-News
March 14, 2019 - Agriculture in the modern age: Technology is transforming the farming industry Times-NewsAgriculture in Idaho is no longer the farm-to-market scheme it used to be. Gone are the days when growers produced a crop without knowing who would ...
Cold and snow are challenging for cows, calves and ranchers - North Platte Telegraph
March 5, 2019 - Cold and snow are challenging for cows, calves and ranchers North Platte TelegraphThe extra cold and snowy weather this winter has been tough on cattle and ranchers.
$15 Breakeven with Robotics - Dairy Herd Management
December 25, 2017 - $15 Breakeven with Robotics Dairy Herd ManagementWhen Mark Berning casually mentioned his farm's breakeven was about $15 per cwt, my ears immediately perked up. A $15 breakeven is pretty good ...
How a pig farmer made a splash into milk with Brazil's first VMS robots - Agriland
April 18, 2019 - How a pig farmer made a splash into milk with Brazil's first VMS robots AgrilandArmado Rabbers took a big step with two unknowns and opted to install the first DeLaval VMS in Latin America.
Absolute moo-nit: Look at this really big cow - Mashable
November 27, 2018 - Absolute moo-nit: Look at this really big cow MashableFriends, gather round. We'd like you to look at this really big cow (OK, steer) named Knickers, who is six feet, three inches tall and currently dwarfing his peers on ...
Best robot vacuums for pet hair 2019: Get your floors under control - Mashable
March 4, 2019 - Best robot vacuums for pet hair 2019: Get your floors under control MashableThese robot vacuums do such a good job, you'll be wondering if your pet moved out.
Sexed semen helps build cow numbers and improve efficiency - FG Insight
January 11, 2019 - Sexed semen helps build cow numbers and improve efficiency FG InsightWith herd expansion underway at Lower Alston Farm, Lancashire, adopting a sexed and beef strategy is proving successful for building quality replacements.
In Wake of Nebraska Floods, Beef Producers Face a New Normal - Agriculture.com
March 21, 2019 - In Wake of Nebraska Floods, Beef Producers Face a New Normal Agriculture.com“There's a lot of hope. If you don't have hope, you shouldn't be in farming,” says Mike Kaminski, a Loup City, Nebraska, farmer and cattle producer. Kaminski ...
'The cows got used to the robotic milking a lot quicker than I did' - the change over to robotic milking for this 100 cow herd - Independent.ie
October 14, 2017 - 'The cows got used to the robotic milking a lot quicker than I did' - the change over to robotic milking for this 100 cow herd Independent.ie"The cows got used to it a lot quicker than I did - it was simply amazing how easily they adapted," said Mary Casey on the change over to robotic milking for a ...
9 New Technologies for Dairy Farming and Dairy Cows - Nanalyze
January 13, 2019 - 9 New Technologies for Dairy Farming and Dairy Cows NanalyzeNew technologies for dairy farming promise to improve the health, productivity and efficiency of the milk-producing system.
Dairy focus: Keeping labour to a minimum and automation to a maximum - Agriland
April 14, 2019 - Dairy focus: Keeping labour to a minimum and automation to a maximum AgrilandAfter making the decision to switch to a fully automated farm in 2008, the Oostdam family have doubled their production and kept labour the same – today, they ...
10 Reasons Beef Producers Can Feel Good (and Worry a Little, Too) - Agriculture.com
January 31, 2019 - 10 Reasons Beef Producers Can Feel Good (and Worry a Little, Too) Agriculture.comThere's plenty for beef producers to worry about in 2019. But there's also good news to warm your outlook this winter, says CattleFax's Randy Blach at the 2019 ...
Dairy farm takes advantage of robots | News - Norfolk Daily News
March 19, 2018 - Dairy farm takes advantage of robots | News Norfolk Daily NewsSmaller dairy operations are starting to take advantage of an impressive new age of technology.
Should We Be Worried About Computerized Facial Recognition? - The New Yorker
December 10, 2018 - Should We Be Worried About Computerized Facial Recognition? The New YorkerThe technology could revolutionize policing, medicine, even agriculture—but its applications can easily be weaponized, David Owen writes.
Stonehenge was built with COW-power: Cattle that lived 8,000 years ago were used as 'animal engines' - Daily Mail
December 13, 2018 - Stonehenge was built with COW-power: Cattle that lived 8,000 years ago were used as 'animal engines' Daily MailArchaeologists at University College London discovered that the bones in the feet of Neolithic cattle demonstrated distinctive wear patterns, indicative of ...
Meet SwagBot, the Robot Cowboy That Can Herd and Monitor Cattle On Its Own - Smithsonian
July 26, 2016 - Meet SwagBot, the Robot Cowboy That Can Herd and Monitor Cattle On Its Own SmithsonianWhat comes to mind when you hear the word "cowboy?" Is it a wheeled, robotic contraption? Probably not, but that could change in time thanks to SwagBot, the ...
Considering dairy? Which system suits you? - Agriland
August 4, 2018 - Considering dairy? Which system suits you? AgrilandTwo dairy farming families will open the gates of their farms as part of a series of upcoming Lely robotic milking open days.
Who Wants to Work on a Vermont Dairy Farm? A Reporter Spent a Week Finding Out - Seven Days
March 13, 2019 - Who Wants to Work on a Vermont Dairy Farm? A Reporter Spent a Week Finding Out Seven DaysThere is no clock in the milking parlor at Vorsteveld Farm. There are no windows, either, but a couple of hours into my first shift,...
Photo Gallery: Capturing the Everyday Horror of Dairy Farming in Germany - WIRED
January 2, 2019 - Photo Gallery: Capturing the Everyday Horror of Dairy Farming in Germany WIREDPhotographer Nikita Teryoshin visited factory farms, insemination stations, and more for his series 'Hornless Heritage.'
Can AI Be a Fair Judge in Court? Estonia Thinks So - WIRED
March 25, 2019 - Can AI Be a Fair Judge in Court? Estonia Thinks So WIREDGovernment usually isn't the place to look for innovation in IT or new technologies like artificial intelligence. But Ott Velsberg might change your mind.
Robotic milking the first GEA Monobox in Northern Ireland - Agriland
October 9, 2018 - Robotic milking the first GEA Monobox in Northern Ireland AgrilandRobotic milking was always a plan in the Donnell family's plan, and when a 12000l GEA tank was installed in 2012, it had to be robot ready.
4 Handy Helpers for Cattle Producers - Agriculture.com
November 29, 2018 - 4 Handy Helpers for Cattle Producers Agriculture.comThese latest products can provide big benefits around the ranch.
To make more room for livestock, the Dutch will moove cows to a floating farm - Digital Trends
November 4, 2018 - To make more room for livestock, the Dutch will moove cows to a floating farm Digital TrendsA Dutch company is developing a floating dairy farm, which they hope to use as a proof-of-concept for future agricultural systems. The farm will use automated ...
Lely Debuts On-farm Dairy Processor Helping Farm-to-Fork Marketing - Dairy Herd Management
August 31, 2018 - Lely Debuts On-farm Dairy Processor Helping Farm-to-Fork Marketing Dairy Herd ManagementAn on-farm milk processing system has been unveiled by Lely that could help dairy producers with marketing direct to consumers and increase the amount of ...
How Robots Are Leading to Healthier Cows - TakePart
September 24, 2015 - How Robots Are Leading to Healthier Cows TakePartMy mother grew up on a dairy farm, where it was her job to bring the cows into the barn for their evening milking. It was such onerous work, she was still ...
Ride of the Border Collies?: Farmers use barking drones to herd sheep - The Mercury News
March 7, 2019 - Ride of the Border Collies?: Farmers use barking drones to herd sheep The Mercury NewsBy Peter Holey | Washington Post. You've probably read about robots replacing human labor as a new era of automation takes root in one industry after another.
Rotary parlor milks cow herd efficiently | News - Agri News
July 6, 2018 - Rotary parlor milks cow herd efficiently | News Agri NewsAgriNews photos/Martha Blum The milking units are attached to the cows on the rotary system after another worker has prepped the cows. After the units ...
Fremont Kaiser Patient Told He's Dying Via Tele-Robot Doctor Visit - CBS San Francisco
March 8, 2019 - Fremont Kaiser Patient Told He's Dying Via Tele-Robot Doctor Visit CBS San FranciscoSAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Ernest Quintana's family knew he was dying of chronic lung disease when he was taken by ambulance to a hospital, unable to ...
2019 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year: Foster Brothers Farms - agprofessional.com
January 14, 2019 - 2019 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year: Foster Brothers Farms agprofessional.comFoster Brothers Farms has a long and storied history of innovation, diversification and sustainability on the nearly 2,000 acres it operates near Middlebury, Vt.
Researchers develop robot cow herder - FarmersWeekly
November 18, 2013 - Researchers develop robot cow herder FarmersWeeklyScientists in Australia have developed a robotic cattle herder, which they claim is better at herding cows than humans or dogs. Researchers at the.
Bafta 2019: Film about cattle farmer who freed his cows and turned vegan nominated - iNews
February 9, 2019 - Bafta 2019: Film about cattle farmer who freed his cows and turned vegan nominated iNewsA documentary about a cattle farmer who gave away his cows to become a vegan has been nominated for a Bafta. The short film, called 73 Cows, is up for.
Holy Cow! Astronomers Agog at Mysterious New Supernova - Scientific American
November 2, 2018 - Holy Cow! Astronomers Agog at Mysterious New Supernova Scientific AmericanFor many astronomers, 2018 will be remembered as the Year of the Cow—after the nickname of a spectacular stellar explosion that has kept them busy for ...
Editors' Picks 2018: Sustainability and the Environment - JSTOR Daily
January 15, 2019 - Editors' Picks 2018: Sustainability and the Environment JSTOR DailyThe year 2018 wasn't an easy one for the planet. Throughout the year we worried about how soon we may have to say good-bye to the Mediterranean region, ...
VIDEO: DeLaval says new robotic milking machine 50% faster attachment time - Independent.ie
June 27, 2018 - VIDEO: DeLaval says new robotic milking machine 50% faster attachment time Independent.ieDeLaval has announced its new VMS milking system V300, which it says helps farmers by making them less reliant on future labour market uncertainties and ...
How robots are taking over the milking parlor, and why that’s good for cows and farmers - GeekWire
January 28, 2016 - How robots are taking over the milking parlor, and why that’s good for cows and farmers GeekWireMilking robots are on the rise, and mostly because they help cows as well as farmers live a more contented life.
Jim O'Brien: I've seen the future of farming and it's robotic - Independent.ie
October 15, 2018 - Jim O'Brien: I've seen the future of farming and it's robotic Independent.ieA trip around the stalls and stands at the recent ploughing extravaganza left one in no doubt that the future will be robotic. From the invention of the hoe 11000 ...
Lee Pitts: Work is a Four Letter Word - Tri-State Livestock News
April 22, 2019 - Lee Pitts: Work is a Four Letter Word Tri-State Livestock NewsI recently read about a 23 year old woman in Spain who sued her parents because they refused to continue to support her. She was living at her parent's.
Dan Ryan: 'Why we need a radical and new approach to winter milk' - Independent.ie
December 9, 2018 - Dan Ryan: 'Why we need a radical and new approach to winter milk' Independent.ieThe hum of milking parlours will gradually cease for the next six to eight weeks on over 80pc of dairy farms in the south of the country.
New Glarus Brewing's Spotted Cow now available by the case - Green Bay Press Gazette
April 22, 2019 - New Glarus Brewing's Spotted Cow now available by the case Green Bay Press GazetteSpotted Cow's popularity in Wisconsin has helped it become one of very few craft beers available in 24-packs.
CowPots: One Dairy Cow's Manure is Another Man's Garden Gold - Tri-State Livestock News
June 18, 2018 - CowPots: One Dairy Cow's Manure is Another Man's Garden Gold Tri-State Livestock NewsGarden pots that are made from cow manure, containing nitrogen, and biodegradable. In the northwest hills of Connecticut is a second-generation dairy farm run ...
RISE OF THE ROBOT BUTCHERS: Inside the transformation of Australia's meat industry and the threat to human jobs - Business Insider Australia
August 10, 2018 - RISE OF THE ROBOT BUTCHERS: Inside the transformation of Australia's meat industry and the threat to human jobs Business Insider AustraliaAustralia's meat processing industry is rapidly automating. Unions are concerned about workers' jobs while the industry says its approach ensures better quality ...
Dairy farmers offset beleaguered workforce with robots - BurlingtonFreePress.com
August 28, 2016 - Dairy farmers offset beleaguered workforce with robots BurlingtonFreePress.comORWELL - The robots are coming to Vermont dairies, replacing what farmers call a problematic and unreliable workforce that includes undocumented ...
CES 2019: Everything we saw, from 8K TVs to amazing fake burgers - CNET
January 14, 2019 - CES 2019: Everything we saw, from 8K TVs to amazing fake burgers CNETThe show opened with a bombshell from Apple, closed with a surprise from Samsung and had plenty of news in between.
I Ate a Robot Hamburger Before the Restaurant Went Out of Business - Hackaday
October 11, 2018 - I Ate a Robot Hamburger Before the Restaurant Went Out of Business HackadayThe future is upon us and the robots will soon take over. Automated cars will put Uber drivers and cabbies alike out of work. Low-wage workers, like the people ...
Animal gene editing breakthrough: Bringing Angus beef raised from US cattle to Brazil - Genetic Literacy Project
March 12, 2019 - Animal gene editing breakthrough: Bringing Angus beef raised from US cattle to Brazil Genetic Literacy ProjectBrazilians love their beef. Actually, they love our beef. US raised Angus beef is better marbled and more tender than the local Nelore beef, so it sells for a ...
Nigerian Herders Face Threat From Farmers Competing for Land - New York Times
September 22, 2018 - Nigerian Herders Face Threat From Farmers Competing for Land New York TimesConflicts between farmers and herdsmen vying for land, which mirror the 20th-century range wars in the American West, are turning more violent.
Robot-raised lettuce - Western Producer
December 27, 2018 - Robot-raised lettuce Western ProducerYoung lettuce plants grow hydroponically in an automated robotic rail system that limits the need for any human hands to touch the plants. Each lettuce head ...
How UK herd achieved world top 10 ranking for milk yield - FarmersWeekly
April 6, 2018 - How UK herd achieved world top 10 ranking for milk yield FarmersWeeklyWhile many farmers are moving to grass-based systems to lower costs, one family farm in Shropshire has decided to do the complete the opposite in order to.
Agerris raises $6.5m for smart farming robots - The Australian Financial Review
April 8, 2019 - Agerris raises $6.5m for smart farming robots The Australian Financial ReviewAgerris could help Australia become a world-leader in intelligent farming systems thanks to its robo-farmers.
Robots milking cows? It's a worldwide trend, and Maine is behind on it - Press Herald
March 13, 2016 - Robots milking cows? It's a worldwide trend, and Maine is behind on it Press HeraldThe technology allows the cow to choose when she is milked and frees up the farmer's time in ways previously unknown. By Mary PolsStaff Writer. Follow on ...
Why the Guinness clan has called time on dairying - Independent.ie
April 20, 2019 - Why the Guinness clan has called time on dairying Independent.ieTucked away and almost hidden behind the walls of the Phoenix Park, under the watchful gaze of Farmleigh Clock Tower, the Guinness dairy herd at ...
Dairy focus: Striving for one million litres from 120 cows in Co. Donegal - Agriland
May 6, 2018 - Dairy focus: Striving for one million litres from 120 cows in Co. Donegal AgrilandLocated on the outskirts of Ramelton, Co. Donegal, Stephen Hunter has made noticeable changes to his dairy farming operation over recent months.
Robots join the war on weeds - Western Producer
December 27, 2018 - Robots join the war on weeds Western ProducerThe prototype of an autonomous weeding machine by Swiss start-up ecoRobotix is tested on a sugar beet field near Bavois, Switzerland. | REUTERS/Denis ...
Man slaughters cow on a highway after truck carrying cattle crashed trailer smuggling migrants - Daily Mail
January 14, 2019 - Man slaughters cow on a highway after truck carrying cattle crashed trailer smuggling migrants Daily MailA wild scene quickly developed after a trailer transporting cattle in the southeastern coastal state of Veracruz collided with another truck on a highway.
New livestock technology unveiled - Western Producer
December 13, 2018 - New livestock technology unveiled Western ProducerCadman of Courtland, Ont., debuted its Contineous Manure Applicator in Hannover last month. The unit holds 800 metres of line, allowing for long runs of ...
Facing up to the challenges of TB reactors and housing cows - Independent.ie
October 27, 2018 - Facing up to the challenges of TB reactors and housing cows Independent.ieA few weeks back the first piece of robotic equipment arrived on my farm. I purchased a Lely discovery scraper. It replaced the 16-year-old automatic scrapers ...
The Confounding Climate Science of Lab-Grown Meat - WIRED
February 19, 2019 - The Confounding Climate Science of Lab-Grown Meat WIREDThe assumption goes that lab-grown meat will drastically reduce emissions of beef production. But you know what they say about assumptions.
Viewpoint: We should stop blaming cows for climate change - Genetic Literacy Project
January 16, 2019 - Viewpoint: We should stop blaming cows for climate change Genetic Literacy ProjectAs the scale and impacts of climate change become increasingly alarming, meat is a popular target for action. Advocates urge the public to eat less meat to save ...
5 common mistakes farmers make when drying off cows - Independent.ie
November 6, 2018 - 5 common mistakes farmers make when drying off cows Independent.ieThe dry period is an opportunity for cows to prepare for the next lactation and also allows the mammary tissue time to repair.
Police investigate deadly shooting of pet cow in Embden - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
September 7, 2018 - Police investigate deadly shooting of pet cow in Embden Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelEMBDEN — The owners of a cow that was shot and killed after wandering into a neighbor's yard and causing damage to an SUV are hoping charges will be ...
The Next Big Thing in Agriculture: Smart Collars for Cows - The Wall Street Journal
April 2, 2018 - The Next Big Thing in Agriculture: Smart Collars for Cows The Wall Street JournalThe fences that crisscross the vast ranches of the U.S. and Australian Outback seem like an unlikely candidate for tech disruption. But several startups are ...
Rivendale Farms marries high-tech methods with sustainability - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 30, 2018 - Rivendale Farms marries high-tech methods with sustainability Pittsburgh Post-GazetteChristine Grady has a pretty good idea why Rivendale Farms' milk and other dairy products are tasty enough to be part of the Pittsburgh Pirates' diet. A happy ...
Pitching a wearable to make cattle farming more sustainable, Vence raises $2.7 million - TechCrunch
February 22, 2018 - Pitching a wearable to make cattle farming more sustainable, Vence raises $2.7 million TechCrunchA new startup called Vence from sunny San Diego is aiming to make cattle farming more sustainable with a wearable device to create virtual fences for livestock.
How robots are filling worker shortages, replacing 'bad' jobs, and making work more rewarding - ZDNet
November 1, 2016 - How robots are filling worker shortages, replacing 'bad' jobs, and making work more rewarding ZDNetFrom manufacturing warehouses to dairy farms, robots have become woven into the business workflow. Here are lessons from four companies using blends of ...
Robots fight weeds in challenge to agrochemical giants - Independent.ie
May 22, 2018 - Robots fight weeds in challenge to agrochemical giants Independent.ieIn a field of sugar beet in Switzerland, a solar-powered robot that looks like a table on wheels scans the rows of crops with its camera, identifies weeds and zaps ...
The Farmer's Exchange Online Superior Dairy Showcases Robot Technology - Farmer's Exchange
June 15, 2018 - The Farmer's Exchange Online Superior Dairy Showcases Robot Technology Farmer's ExchangePublished: Friday, June 15, 2018. Imagine the Star Wars droids R2-D2 and C-3PO putting their many technical skills to good use on a family dairy farm in ...
Living off a land that both gives and takes: Cattle culture in Outback Australia - The Washington Post
August 26, 2016 - Living off a land that both gives and takes: Cattle culture in Outback Australia The Washington PostAn beautiful photo report of what the cattle country lifestyle is like in Australia.
New Robot Security Guard Patrols San Rafael Gas Station - CBS San Francisco
January 31, 2019 - New Robot Security Guard Patrols San Rafael Gas Station CBS San FranciscoSAN RAFAEL (KPIX 5) — Some unusual newly hired help at one North Bay gas station has customers feeling like they just stepped into a Star Wars movie.