‘Armchair rancher’ app could help beef producers make smart business decisions based on data

Graham Plastow (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) is mixing agriculture with AI to develop a tool that will help ranchers get ahead of trends in everything from weather to beef prices.

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…