2022 summary 


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When Daisy met Duke: Tinder for Cows

December 15th, 2022|

How ‘Tinder for Cows’ matchmaking service is helping Irish dairy farmers increase performance and reduce each cow’s environmental hoofprint. Cumulative and permanent reduction in a cow’s environmental hoofprint Currently 4,000 farmers using the service   [...]

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Advances for breeding for pasture digestibility

December 21st, 2021|

Advances in breeding for pasture digestibility Aonghus Lawlor and Dan Milbourne Perennial ryegrass is a high-quality pasture grass for livestock. Breeding new perennial ryegrass varieties with a better nutritional profile for cattle is an effective [...]

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Sustainable estimation of biomass in grasslands

December 18th, 2021|

Sustainable estimation of biomass in grasslands Badri Narayanan -PhD Student University College Dublin   From growing demand on their production system, dairy farmers need quality information about their grass to improve grazing and food supply [...]

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Blockchain Masterclass

November 30th, 2020|

Blockchain Masterclass Cheryl Nolan, VistaMilk Site Manager Insight   On the 18th of November VistaMilk, SFI Research center held a Masterclass on the topic of “Blockchain in Agriculture”. This virtual event was hosted by Prof [...]

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FPT Detection Devices

August 13th, 2020|

VistaMilk Pioneers failure of Passive Transfer (FPT)  Detection Device. New test is capable of rapid detection of Immunoglobulin G (igG) antibodies on-farm in the first 24 hours of life.. [...]

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Interpretable Time Series Predictions 

June 30th, 2020|

Interpretable Time Series Predictions by Eoin Delaney Time series analysis may sound like a daunting task; however, anyone who is working with data that has a temporal component is a time series analysis! Some of [...]

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Covid 19 Presentation

April 30th, 2020|

At our monthly Zoom call we had an excellent presentation on Covid 19 from Dr. Gerald Barry of the UCD Vet School. Below is a piece Gerald kindly contributed for [...]

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Making an impact – Artificial Intelligence

January 31st, 2020|

Artificial Intelligence- Bridging the data gap in farming By Derek Greene In the past, Artificial Intelligence (AI) was largely confined to the fields of Computer Science and Statistics. Increasingly these methods are being [...]