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[Podcast] Nexus Innovation Award winners

Progressive Dairy Published on 31 March 2021

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) and Progressive Dairy magazine recently partnered to create the Nexus Innovation Awards. Five companies were selected by a panel of dairy producers as winners of the award from among more than a dozen applicants. The companies presented their new innovations live on stage at PDPW’s Business Conference, March 17-18. Editor Walt Cooley presented the awards and moderated their live presentations. This episode contains recorded content from the live event and one-on-one interviews with a representative from each of the winning companies. 

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Here is a breakdown of the episode:

Connecterra

Yassir Khokar of Connecterra talks about employing a digital assistant on dairy farms [~2:45]

Connecterra’s Julie Larsen explains the new “Intelligent Dairy Assistant” known as IDA [~6:15]

How to connect with Connecterra:

www.connecterra.io

www.facebook.com/connecterraofficial

 

HMC feeder by AMS Galaxy 

Brad Biehl talks about a new high-moisture corn (HMC) feeder for robotic milking farms [~12:30]

What is the return on investment of this innovation? [~17:45]

How to connect with Connecterra:

https://amsgalaxy.com

www.facebook.com/amsgalaxyusa

 

BluTEQ

Chris Moarn talks about a new infrared system to sterilize dairy manure fiber for bedding [~21:35]

How does the product work? [~24:00]

How to connect with BluTEQ:

www.bluteqinfrared.com

 

HydroGreen 

Brandon Peterson talks about a new vertical farming system for growing fodder as cattle feed [~28:50]

How much more dry matter can a producer grow per year with this system than with conventional farming? [~30:00]

How to connect with HydroGreen:

https://hydrogreenglobal.com

www.linkedin.com/company/hydrogreen-inc

 

Nedap

Roxie Muller talks about a new augmented reality headset for use during herd checks [~35:55]

How can producers get your innovation on their farm? [~40:15]

How to connect with Nedap:

www.nedap-livestockmanagement.com/dairy-farming

www.facebook.com/nedaplivestockmanagement

 

Learn more about the Nexus Innovation Awards here:

https://pdpw.org/nexus

 

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