Rancher Revolution

Tech Projects are Helping Raise Healthier, Faster-Growing Livestock

"Progressive tech user" typically isn't a phrase that describes ranchers. But a global wave of IT projects aims to change that by making livestock management much more efficient—and profitable. Some farmers are tapping tech to identify sick livestock while others are focused on fattening up cattle more quickly. And at Australia's University of Sydney, a team is hard at work on a project to deliver SwagBot, which it bills as the world's first robot for rounding up sheep and cattle.
registered user content locked

Log in or join PMI to gain access

or Account Registration

Advertisement

Advertisement

Related Content

  • PM Network

    5: Human Genome Project member content locked

    Deciphering the roughly 30,000 genes that make up human life would have been challenging enough. Add in that the technology needed to do it hadn't yet been invented—and that the project team spanned…

  • PM Network

    31: Aadhaar member content locked

    India was having an identify crisis. The country had a large population without formal identity credentials, which often led to issues of fraud or denial of services when someone lacked proper…

  • PM Network

    1: World Wide Web member content locked

    Vague but exciting ... Three words neatly written on the upper right-hand corner of a page. The document was a 1989 project proposal for an information management system by a 33-year-old British…

  • PM Network

    11: Netflix Streaming member content locked

    Netflix had already disrupted the entertainment business once, allowing customers to forgo the brick-and-mortar video store for the convenience of online shopping. It ranked as one of the United…

  • PM Network

    3: Intel 4004 member content locked

    The first electronic computer filled an entire room. But something the size of a fingernail put all that power in people's hands: the Intel 4004. The predecessor to smaller, stronger, cheaper…

Advertisement

Publishing or acceptance of an advertisement is neither a guarantee nor endorsement of the advertiser's product or service. View advertising policy.