Maximizing accuracy in animal health monitoring with sensors
What if a farmer could monitor animal health up to eight times a day using sensors, instead of calling out a vet to take blood tests on their farm every two weeks to get a similar set of data?
Transforming Animal Health with Actionable Data Intelligence
In this episode of Seedling Sessions, Thomas Slattery spoke with John Wisbey, cofounder and CEO, and Peter Curtis, cofounder and CIO of Chordata, an organization founded in 2019 that aims to transform animal health through usable and actionable data intelligence.
Wearable device for cattle aims to improve dairy health
A new device, which is claimed to be the first integrated health microchip and activity monitor for livestock, could enable early detection of pre-clinical conditions and disease prediction in real time. This is according to Chordata co-founder and chief executive officer John Wisbey.
Meet the ag-tech startup that’s making bugs better
Dr. Thomas Farrugia, CEO of Beta Bugs Ltd., joins the Ag Future podcast to discuss how this ag-tech startup is using genetics to increase the size and survivability of black soldier flies in order to meet the growing demand for insect protein in aqua, pig and poultry feed.
Using artificial intelligence to increase productivity on dairy farms
Yasir Khokhar, CEO and founder of Connecterra, joins the Ag Future podcast to discuss the importance of turning data into actionable insights and how programs like the Pearse Lyons Cultivator are helping ag-tech startups navigate the global food supply chain through commercial pilot projects.
Successful Farming: Five animal agriculture entrepreneurs from the Alltech start-up program
Since the launch of the Pearse Lyons Cultivator, 23 young companies have participated and benefited from the guidance. When Pearse Lyons, the founder of animal nutrition heavyweight Alltech, died in 2018, he left a legacy that continues to pay dividends: the Pearse...
Kees Aarts – Insect-Based Nutrition
Protix is a Dutch nutrition company working to improve future food-production systems by using insect-based foods. Founder and CEO Kees Aarts joins us to discuss what inspired him to pursue creating alternative feed for animals and his vision for a future with less food waste thanks to insect-based ingredients.
7 top digital farming innovations impacting aquaculture
The global aquaculture industry is challenged with the responsibility of feeding a rapidly growing global population. As with other food production industries, aquaculture is finding ways to ensure food security by producing efficiently and sustainably.
Aldyen Donnelly – Carbon Economics: Incentivizing sustainable farming
Nori is a Seattle-based startup that aims to reverse climate change through their marketplace for carbon removal. Aldyen Donnelly, director of carbon economics with Nori, discusses how the company is helping farmers get paid to fight climate change, how these carbon removal practices can benefit farmers’ productivity and what she believes are the keys for encouraging the corporate world to commit to reducing their production emissions.
How ag-tech can improve sustainable agriculture
Consumers are asking more questions about the meals on their tables: Where is my food grown? How is it grown? Is it sustainable? Is it environmentally friendly? This shift in consumer preference is changing the way that corporations work, because now, sustainability...