University of Alberta researcher will focus on beef costs

Gleise M. Silva (Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science), U of A’s incoming BCRC-Hays Chair in Beef Production Systems, discusses how she will work with prairie farmers and ranchers to help them find ways to cut the cost of raising cattle while …

App uses new technology to manage herds

David Wishart (Science) and Graham Plastow (ALES – Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) are collaborating to develop the Arm-Chair Ranching app, a smart-device application that would use data regularly collected by cattle farmers to make optimal herd and animal management…