Animal Agriculture

Data Driven Agriculture Webinar Series

During the Spring 2021 semester, Purdue Agriculture hosted a weekly webinar series featuring experts in data science and digital agriculture at Purdue University. Each Thursday from February through May, the Data Driven Agriculture webinars explored…

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Smarter Treatment of Livestock Disease

Mohit Verma, assistant professor of agricultural & biological engineering, and Aaron Ault, senior research engineer, from Purdue University recently presented as part of the Data Driven Agriculture webinar series. Bovine respiratory disease is prevalent and…

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Tools for Planting Season

There are many posts on a variety of topics related to digital agriculture on our Digital Ag Resources website! Specifically as we head into the spring planting season, we think these might be particularly useful…

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Agricultural Apps Listing

By: John Scott, Digital Agriculture Extension Coordinator Mobile applications (apps) can be helpful in many different ways for your farm or agribusiness. From reporting markets to identifying pests, you could say there is an app…

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Partnering with Industry to Move from Reactive to Proactive: A Dairy Farm Example

Jackie Boerman, assistant professor of animal sciences at Purdue, and Paul Ousterhout of iYOTAH recently presented as part of the Data Driven Agriculture webinar series. Purdue and iYOTAH have been working with a commercial dairy…

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UAVs in Livestock Production

 John Scott, Purdue Extension coordinator for digital agriculture, recently presented as part of the Data Driven Agriculture webinar series. Scott discussed the benefits and challenges around using UAVs in livestock production, including locating livestock, inspecting…

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Meet LoRa, Your New Best Friend

Installing sensors on tractors and grain carts allow producers to gather a myriad of data.

In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, we’ll look at how IoT is changing the requirements on wireless networks and how LoRa (long range) can meet those needs – even on your farm. Learn how…

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GROW Your Field Knowledge: Introducing a New App

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In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, Andrew Balmos, a data/software engineer at Purdue University introduces a new web-based tool created by the team at the OATS Center that uses open source data to track…

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Extend the Power of Your Spreadsheets

In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, Dennis Buckmaster, professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University walks through different Excel features that can help you extend the power of your spreadsheets. Some of…

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WHIN-Purdue Agriculture: December 2020 Overview and Updates

The Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN) project, funded by the Lilly Endowment, started in 2018. It is a collaborative work in which the WHIN organization, Purdue University, and Ivy Tech Community College are developing, deploying,…

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