Volume 95 Issue 28 | p. 14 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 10, 2017

Dairy farmers get pocket spectrometer

Department: Business
Keywords: Instrumentation, near-infrared spectrometry, animal nutrition
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Consumer Physics’ spectrometer analyzes feed dryness.
Credit: Consumer Physics
A photo of a pocket-size near-infrared spectrometer used to analyze cow forage.
 
Consumer Physics’ spectrometer analyzes feed dryness.
Credit: Consumer Physics

Cargill is launching a forage analysis service for U.S. dairy farmers using a pocket-size near-infrared spectrometer from Israel’s Consumer Physics. The SCiO analyzer connects to Cargill’s cloud-based forage analysis service via a phone app. Results help farmers manage animal diets for consistency and nutritional quality.

 
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