While the global dairy industry would normally be meeting in Madison, Wisconsin this week for World Dairy Expo (WDE), dairy farmers and dairy professionals gathered online instead. On October 1st, the first Global Dairy Tech Start-up Spotlight informed dairy farmers and the dairy industry about the latest dairy technologies during ten short presentations from exciting and promising dairy tech start-ups...... MORE
Owners of large dairy operations will become Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in the near future, says dairy tech expert Jeffrey Bewley. He also thinks that “technology can help farmers in many aspects on the farm and the farmers who can capitalise on the value of the data will have a competitive advantage in the future...”... MORE
Owners of large dairy operations will become CIO’s (Chief Information Officers) in the near future. This is according to dairy tech expert Jeffrey Bewley. He also thinks that “technology can help farmers in many aspects on the farm and the farmers who can capitalize on the value of the data will have a competitive advantage in the future”...... MORE
The Global Dairy Tech Start-up Spotlight is a new dairy technology forum to be held Oct. 1, 2020. The 90-minute virtual meeting will feature 10 rapid-fire, five-minute pitches from up-and-coming technology companies. The new event is pay-to-play. According to the event announcement, it is “funded by the start-ups themselves...”... MORE
Pharm Robotics has recently announced its partnership with Siemens and is creating a robotic injection system to automate the shot delivery system for dairy farmers. The system, Sureshot, will not only mitigate labour challenges and stresses for dairy farmers but also improve the quality of life and health of cows. As a result of implementing the system, dairy farmers can expect a decrease in labour costs and an increase in herd profitability. Siemens will play an integral role in helping to develop Sureshot, bring Pharm Robotics’ product to market, and help market the product to dairy farmers globally...... MORE
How are animal health, nutrition and precision farming emerging from the current crisis and how can we create a more connected future for the livestock industry? To answer these questions, a powerhouse of ten high-flying international animal agtech start-ups will pitch their innovative technologies at the virtual Animal AgTech Innovation Summit on September 14.... MORE
Modern medicine has helped to ensure dairy cows stay healthier than ever. However, this requires significant labor to make sure each individual cow gets the right treatment at the right time. San Jacinto-based Pharm Robotics thinks that new technology can automate regular injections to dairy and beef cattle. Here’s Co-Founder and CFO Alika Chuck.... MORE
Today on National Ag Day, AgGrad announced winners of this year’s AgGrad 30 Under 30 Awards, a program that shows the future of agriculture is bright and aims at rewarding those making the extra effort to move this industry forward.
Eighteen judges, including AGDAILY Managing Editor Ryan Tipps, were asked to select winners from peer and self nominations based on contributions to agriculture, community, strength of innovation and significance of accomplishments. Winners will be featured on AgGrad’s social media channels and in a special print and online publication.... MORE
In this episode of The Tipping Point, we interview the co-founders of Pharm Robotics, Alexander Chuck and Marinus Dijkstra. The mission of Pharm Robotics is to increase animal health standards through the use of automation and machine learning.... MORE
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a global dairy foods company owned by family farmers, recently announced plans to continue partnering with the Sprint Accelerator through 2019. The Accelerator, located in the Crossroads Arts District of Kansas City, is an innovative, 90-day program that helps accelerate and grow startup businesses. For the 2019 program, DFA will again sponsor both the ag tech and dairy food product segments.... MORE
The use of robotic technology is on the rise in all industries including agriculture. And robotics has made its way into our 2018 Corporate Accelerator Program! This week we are highlighting Pharm Robotics and their high-tech solution to a real problem on dairy farms.... MORE
With a cohort of companies ranging from artificial intelligence to organic ice cream sandwiches, Sprint Accelerator demonstrates its strength by creating an environment where founders and their teams can learn and develop alongside disparate forms of innovation, Doug Dresslaer said.... MORE
Nine startups from the technology, agriculture and food-product sectors will participate in the Sprint Accelerator’s 2018 program, the Kansas City-based accelerator announced Monday.
The 90-day program uses corporate partners to provide “mentorship, connections and resources” to selected startups, according to its website. The chosen startups were identified through the business needs of corporate partners, who in turn provide goal planning and mentorship throughout the program.... MORE
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national cooperative owned by family farmers, and Sprint announced the companies selected for the 2018 Accelerator program, which includes startups focused on ag tech and dairy food products. For the 2018 program, DFA also will be joined by CoBank, a cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America, as a supporting partner.... MORE