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BANFF PORK SEMINAR

Smart technologies: The new brain in the barn

17 January, 2019

Get ready for a smart revolution in pork production management systems says Tom Stein.

Stein is senior strategic adviser for Maximus Systems, leading the design and development of next-generation pig and poultry production management software using machine learning to automate pattern recognition and analysis.
He outlines what modern, smart control systems are using the Maximus modular computer control system as an example. Then he outlines nine current and emerging smart technologies for pork production.


BANFF PORK SEMINAR

The stories behind the BPS 2019 Aherne Prize winners

10 January, 2019

Each year as the winners of the F. X. Aherne Prize for Innovative Pork Production are announced, there is real interest at the Seminar and across the industry. Again in 2019 the stories behind the winners are quite remarkable, says Dr. Ben Willing, of the University of Alberta, chair of the Aherne Prize committee who presented the awards.

Two winners shared the prize at the Banff Pork Seminar, Jan. 8 to 10, 2019 in Banff, Alta.


DRIVING CHANGE

Unprecedented unity, creativity needed to shape agriculture

15 October, 2018

Global food and fiber production gets high marks for performance over the past several decades but it has some significant challenges ahead never before faced in history.


COMMUNICATIONS

The truth is no longer good enough

25 April, 2018

Jeff Ansell pulls back the curtain on media practices and pitfalls.


ADVOCACY

A stunning success story for farmers in social media

Jan 11, 2018

Trust, transparency and vulnerability are essential to telling our story


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Banff Pork Seminar 2019

Banff Pork Seminar 2019

Get information from the 2019 Seminar, Jan. 8 to 10, 2019.

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