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Source: The University of British Columbia Data is at the heart of all research, and there is no shortage of data points at UBC’s Dairy Education and Research Centre (DERC). The researchers at DERC collect a wide range of data from...
Global Animal Partnership (G.A.P.), one of the largest animal welfare standards and labeling organizations in North America, has announced its new dairy standard and a partnership with HerdDogg. HerdDogg’s proprietary Animal Traceability Platform will make it easy for dairies and auditors to conduct animal outcome...
Source: University of British Columbia Technology is everywhere on modern dairy farms. It is now common to see cows being milked using machines like automated milking systems and wearing electronic sensors such as activity monitors than can be used to...
MagStream system improves efficiency, udder health Vacuum fluctuation during milk monitoring not only creates discomfort in cows, it can increase incidents of mastitis and other issues with udder health. A new product partnership at BouMatic aims to change that. Wireless, free-flow...
System approach reduces claw weight by up to 2 pounds. A comfortable cow means more milk, and BouMatic’s new lightweight composite shells provide dairy operations with the most stress-free process possible in a modern dairy. BouMatic, the Madison, Wisc.-based world leader...
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry This new program supports the adoption of innovative technology and best management practices in farm technology and security. The new Farm Technology Program supports the adoption of innovative technology that minimizes agricultural waste, optimizes farm efficiency, and...
Growing up on a dairy in rural Wisconsin, no one has to tell Nate McDonald how poor the internet connectivity is in the nation’s second-largest milk-producing state.    Even today, about 25 percent of Wisconsin's rural population lacks access to high-speed...
Astartup founded by four MIT grads has demonstrated the first ammonia-powered tractor — potentially foreshadowing the future of clean energy machines. Why it matters: Agriculture generates about 10% of the US’s greenhouse gas emissions, and its output is expected to increase in the future as...
by Holly Ober, University of California - Riverside Dairy farms produce large amounts of two things: milk and poop. Milk finds its way into delicacies like hot cocoa and grilled cheese sandwiches but the poop just piles up. Dairy farmers bulldoze the...
By Genevieve Michaels   A dozen HydroGreen Automated Vertical Pastures™ produce 25 million pounds of high-energy fresh forage a year. Globally, methane produced by cattle contribute 14.5 per cent of global greenhouse emissions; dairy and beef producers face mounting regulatory pressure...