U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Department is awarding $502 million in loans and grants (PDF, 221 KB) to provide high-speed internet access for rural residents and businesses in 20 states. The funding...
A new collaboration between the Manitoba Invasive Swine Eradication Project, Manitoba Pork, and Farm Health Guardian provides another easy way to report wild pig sightings. Wild pig sightings can now be easily collected and automatically reported to Squeal on...
Salient Predictions, a Boston-based technology company that creates the world's most accurate subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) weather forecasts and analytics, today announced the launch of a new suite of weather metrics that will provide agribusiness and food producers with data to...
Producer organizations and governments now have access to an animal disease mapping tool that enables rapid response to control spread. Farm Health FastMaps is a new tool developed by Farm Health Guardian, a biosecurity management software provider, that allows...
Tesla has now sold more than 3 million cars worldwide. There is no doubt that automotive manufacturers are shifting research and development dollars towards making more electric vehicles (EVs) in order capture some of Tesla’s growing market dominance in...
The Rapid Access Biosecurity app can help in the event of a transboundary or foreign animal disease outbreak in the U.S., said Corinne Bromfield, University of Missouri swine extension veterinarian. The web-based RAB app helps pork farmers get their Secure...
Liane Hart, Verility CEO, works with a manager at a pork farm in central Indiana. Verility has closed a $3.5 million Series A round of funding, which will help the company prepare to commercialize its livestock fertility analysis platform....
Here's a one-on-one Q&A with John Raines, president of Telus Agriculture & Consumer Goods as it launches its new strategy. Why did you take on this new role with TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods? It’s a handful of things. First, TELUS...
The BinSentry Board of Directors is pleased to announce and welcome Ben Allen as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in one of the company’s most promising moments of technology growth. Ben Allen will bring decades of experience in agriculture...
Computer vision in crop analysis To feed billions of people, you need a lot of lands. It is impossible to cultivate it manually these days. At the same time, plant diseases and insect invasions often lead to crop failures. With...
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