RFID technology helps farmers identify sick cows

Even as RFID is allowing water-park patrons to share photos on Facebook in Washington state, it’s also helping UK farmers keep tabs on their cows and get an earlier sense for when they’re sick. That latter effort is part of a new project being tested out at the UK’s Newcastle University, designed to track the feeding behavior of each individual animal and alert farmers to any change that might indicate the cow is unwell. READ MORE…

RFID technology helps farmers identify sick cows

Even as RFID is allowing water-park patrons to share photos on Facebook in Washington state, it’s also helping UK farmers keep tabs on their cows and get an earlier sense for when they’re sick. That latter effort is part of a new project being tested out at the UK’s Newcastle University, designed to track the feeding behavior of each individual animal and alert farmers to any change that might indicate the cow is unwell. READ MORE…

Connecting buyers and sellers of agricultural goods & services

We’ve featured countless online exchanges over the years that connect  buyers and sellers of a wide variety of goods. Zeroing in on the  agricultural domain there’s been Eggzy, for example, targeting home chicken farmers, as well as Veggie Trader and Local Dirt,  to name just a few. The latest spotting — Farmbook — however, is an international  agricultural marketplace based in Russia that aims to help both  companies and individuals around the world market their agricultural  goods. READ MORE…

Connecting buyers and sellers of agricultural goods & services

We’ve featured countless online exchanges over the years that connect buyers and sellers of a wide variety of goods. Zeroing in on the agricultural domain there’s been Eggzy, for example, targeting home chicken farmers, as well as Veggie Trader and Local Dirt, to name just a few. The latest spotting — Farmbook — however, is an international agricultural marketplace based in Russia that aims to help both companies and individuals around the world market their agricultural goods. READ MORE…