All news articles for November 2018

Typical cattle-weighing methods are stressful and occasionally harmful for both farmers and their livestock.

Beefie streamlines cattle weighing with smartphone app

By Beth Newhart

Agroninja Beefie has developed a smartphone app that can weigh cattle with up to 95% accuracy through simply taking a picture. The Hungarian startup’s technology hit the market over the summer and is expanding globally.

The expansion and automation project is supported by the Dairy Processing Investment Fund.

Quebec dairy company receives funding

By Jim Cornall

The Government of Canada has announced an investment of up to C$584,063 (US$443,000) to La Trappe à Fromage de l'Outaouais, in Quebec, to help the cheese processor purchase and install automation equipment to optimize processing, improve product...

Fonterra is targeting a reduction in carbon emissions of 30% by 2030 and net zero by 2050 across all New Zealand operations.

Fonterra site to reduce emissions by 25%

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra’s Brightwater milk processing plant in Nelson, New Zealand, is now co-firing on wood after the site’s newly converted boiler was officially switched on.