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Si-Ware Systems, the creator of the NeoSpectra material analysis platform, today announced a collaboration with Cargill Animal Nutrition to provide the NeoSpectra platform to their North American dairy teams for the on-site analysis of forages, feeds, and feed ingredients. The NeoSpectra platform uses cutting-edge spectroscopy techniques and machine learning to analyze the nutrient content of feed and feed ingredients quickly and accurately.

With over 120 years of experience in animal nutrition, Cargill operates in over 40 countries to help livestock and aquaculture farmers, feed manufacturers, and distributors of all sizes deliver better animal nutrition through unparalleled research capabilities, innovative feed and premix products and services, and digital modeling and formulation solutions. Additionally, Cargill has extensive experience and expertise with Near Infrared (NIR) analysis and operates global networks of NIR analyzers to facilitate the efficient and sustainable use of feeds and feed ingredients.

The announced agreement pairs Cargill’s market, research, and technical expertise in dairy farm nutrition with Si-Ware’s ground-breaking NeoSpectra platform to provide accurate and reliable data to help the farmers, consultants, and nutritionists accurately and instantly determine the nutrient content of their feed and feed ingredients which will help increase yield and efficiency in the field.

"We are very excited to partner with NeoSpectra to bring this innovative nutrient analysis platform to the dairy industry," said Kristen Burkhardt, Dairy Marketing Specialist at Cargill. "We are committed to providing our customers with the best quality feed to reach their goals, and this partnership will help us to continue to deliver on that promise with real-time, accurate insights."

"We are thrilled to partner with Cargill and their Dairy Team to bring our cutting-edge near-infrared solutions to the market," said Mostafa Medhat, VP of Product & Customer Happiness at Si-Ware Systems. "Cargill is a trusted leader in animal nutrition and the sustainable use of feed ingredients. Our solutions will help Cargill ensure the nutritional value of their feed products, providing their customers with the information they need to make accurate and informed choices on the spot."

Future developments from this collaboration will be released by both companies.

About Cargill
Cargill helps the world’s food system work for you. We connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients and families with daily essentials—from the foods they eat to the floors they walk on. Our 160,000 team members around the world innovate with purpose, empowering our partners and communities as we work to nourish the world in a safe, responsible, sustainable way. From feed that reduces methane emissions to waste-based renewable fuels, the possibilities are boundless. But our values remain the same. We put people first. We reach higher. We do the right thing. It’s how we’ve met the needs of the people we call neighbors and the planet we call home for 157 years— and how we’ll do so for generations to come. For more information, visit and our News Center.

About Si-Ware Systems
NeoSpectra by Si-Ware’s all-in-one, universal material analysis solution platform, built on a family of single-chip FT-NIR spectrometers, enables businesses to bring the lab to the field and makes the concept of analyzing anywhere with a high return on investment a reality. Combining portable analyzers that have unprecedented performance and accuracy with the NeoSpectra LabStore, a secure place to discover and download test methods developed by FT-NIR technology experts such as laboratories, researchers, universities, and companies, NeoSpectra by Si-Ware’s solutions deliver instant insights to industries such as agriculture, food, life sciences, and others. NeoSpectra by Si-Ware is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, with research and development centers in Paris, France, and Cairo, Egypt. For more information about NeoSpectra solutions for dairy farming, click here: