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.
Growing demand for free-range, grass-fed milk has led to Southern Pastures LP – New Zealand’s largest dairy farmland fund – becoming a shareholder of Westland Milk Products – New Zealand’s second largest dairy co-operative.
SomaDetect, a dairy technology startup measuring milk quality and cow health, will launch its business in the US with a new office and pilot program with 10 dairy farms in the State of New York in early January 2018.
Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has donated a portable motorized milking machine to FrieslandCampina WAMCO, while praising the company as the biggest investor in Nigeria’s dairy sector.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) has started a two-year “virtual dairy farm brain” project that will use artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze data in real time helping dairy farmers improve their management decisions.
UK agritech company IceRobotics has received £5,000 ($6,545) in support as part of the China-Britain Business Council’s (CBBC) ‘Ready for China’ campaign to help more UK companies enter the China market.
Northern Norway can be at the forefront of creating climate-efficient milk production in the future, according to Harald Volden, professor of environmental and biological sciences at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) in Ås.