May 10 2020
Data is a key driver for improving operations and sustainability of physical and business systems
May 8 2020
When it comes to building a website, you need a domain name. It's what people will type into Google when they are searching for your farm and it should match the brand you want to emphasize and take control...
April 25 2020
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Dairy Brain’s team is committed to developing data-integrated, data-driven, time-sensitive decision support tools (DST) that disseminate research and help improve...
April 10 2020
Data collection, integration, and analysis are unavoidable factors when it comes to advancing the development of decision support tools in livestock operations
March 25 2020
Data has played an integral role in dairy farmers’ decision-making process for many decades. Much of this started with foundational work from land-grant universities and state extension services
March 2 2020
Along with nearly every industry in the country, dairy has welcomed robotic technologies and artificial intelligence into the workplace in hopes of stemming labor shortages
Feb. 20 2020
We have been milking with robots for three months now. The months of construction as well as the retraining of cows were both stressful and labor intensive
Feb. 10 2020
As more and more data is collected on land use, farm operations, animal health, and food supply chains, many initiatives, including the Dairy Brain project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Oct. 28 2019
The University of Idaho is partnering with the Idaho Dairymen’s Association and members of allied industry to build the nation’s largest and most advanced research dairy center
Oct. 10 2019
Living in the mid-section of the country comes with the ease of traveling to World Dairy Expo. For nearly two decades, I have made my way to Madison, Wis., during the first week of October...
Oct. 8 2019
I am an engineer. I believe in the power of technology and automation. Agriculture is certainly reaping the benefits of recent inventions and innovations
Aug. 30 2019
Ventilation is a key component of barn design. Natural ventilation and tunnel ventilation are two common options for dairy barns
July 29 2019
“When it comes to technologies on farms, there is no one-size-fits-all solution,” shared Mississippi State’s Amanda Stone as way of introducing her presentation at the American Dairy...
July 26 2019
For some, the slightest mention of anything “sustainable” might ignite an indifferent facial expression. For others, they grab the word right out of the sky and embrace it
Nov. 28 2018
With the emergence of sexed semen and the ability to obtain more heifers per breeding, some have questioned its use
Nov. 19 2018
Each year’s visit to World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., always seems to have at least one new technology surprise that jumps out from the rest
Nov. 13 2018
We use technology so often on our farms now that I'm always left wondering what the next best things will be
Aug. 25 2018
Thirty-two years is a long way in the future, but dairyman Mike McCloskey has some strong ideas about technology tools the industry will use to get there
Aug. 10 2018
In the late 1800s, New York City had a problem. The growth of the city had been so rapid that all of the extra horses were choking the city with piles of brown manure that threatened to stunt the growth
Aug. 10 2018
Time-lapse photography is defined by Wikipedia as “a technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured is much lower than that used to view the sequence