Talking Tech and Software Solutions for Livestock Producers


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Event Programme

10am – Kick-off with refreshments

10.25am – Welcome, with updates from the Monitor Farm Programme & Sm@RT

10.45am –Matt Blyth (BLAS) – EID data recording & selecting software packages

11.15am – Ross Robertson (Agri-Epi Centre) – Implementing livestock technology on farm.

11.45am – You can’t manage what you don’t measure – A farmer perspective

12.00pm – Lunch

12.45pm – Farm Software speed dating

2.00pm – Practical demonstrations of the latest farm technologies

3.15-4pm – Closing remarks and networking opportunity

About our speakers:

Matthew Blyth is an experienced innovator within the sheep and beef industry specialising in data recording and software on which he has just completed a Nuffield Scholarship.

As Blyth Livestock Advisory Services (BLAS), Matt works closely with livestock businesses to set targets, then managing the collection and interpretation of data through EID recording systems and farm management software packages to realise their goals.

Ross Robertson as Head of Agri-Tech (Mixed) with Agri-EPI Centre has a wealth of experience and insight into current and up-coming technology for livestock farms.

Ross works with the Agri-Epi farm network where new innovative technology is trialed and reviewed to develop precision technology to improve the sustainability, welfare and productivity of livestock