October 12, 2020

Tracking Cattle Grazing: GPS and Diet Selection with Mitchell Stephenson

Domestic livestock on extensive landscapes make grazing decisions at multiple spatial and temporal scales. Research in western Nebraska is using innovative technologies to explore how cattle make decisions at the grazing patch (area selected during a grazing bout) and what variables influence diet selection at the individual plant level. The objective of this research is […]

December 9, 2019

Use Your Phone to Check Livestock Water and Pastures

This idea comes to us from the Beef Cattle Research Council of Canada. They’re sharing ideas from producers about how they improve the efficiency of their operations. Travis Peardon of Outlook, Saskatchewan likes to keep an eye on summer and winter watering systems as well as farmyard activities even when he might be some distance […]

February 26, 2018

Facial Recognition Technology for COWS!

Coming soon – technology that looks at your cow, recognizes her, catalogs what she’s eating, drinking, and how she’s feeling so you can fix things fast if she seems to be ailing. What do you think of that?!

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