Our focus relies on supporting farmers with data-driven solutions and decision support platforms to drive improvements in efficiency and to reduce the carbon-footprint of farming systems.

Example solutions include:

  • Automated weighing systems
  • Low-cost feed and water intake recording
  • Imaging solutions (e.g. 3D camera technology, thermal imaging) for carcass quality and animal behaviour
  • Animal sensing systems (e.g. accelerometer-based activity monitors, temperature-sensing, biomarkers) for behaviour (feeding, rumination, calving, oestrus monitoring) and health detection (early-warning systems).
  • GPS-tracking for extensive systems
  • Proxy technologies for measuring methane emissions
  • Electronic identification (EID) solutions
  • Application of advanced data analytics to "big data" (e.g., machine learning approaches)

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