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Recent visits to Hungary and Denmark

LivestockSense PI, Prof. Thomas Banhazi together with Annamaria Banhazi (Aghitech) participated in various meetings in Hungary, including meetings with AKI – Institute of Agricultural Economics to review the operational aspects of the LivestockSense project in Hungary. The Hungarian components of the LivestockSense are represented by Dr. Ildikó Edit Tikász, Head of Department at AKI (pictured above), and Mr.…

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Press Release: LivestockSense enhances the environmental sustainability of poultry farms in Israel

During a recent trip to Israel, Prof. Thomas Banhazi worked with scientists at the MIGAL Galilee Research Institute and local poultry farmers in the Galilee region to improve the environmental performance of their farming operations. Four Enviro-DetectTM instruments have been installed on two separate farms to monitor the thermal and ventilation performance of the buildings…

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Emerging Precision Management Methods in Poultry Sector

Article by Katarzyna Olejnik, Ewa Popiela and Sebastian Opalinski from Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Department of Environment Hygiene and Animal Welfare, published by Agriculture MDPI, May 18th, 2022. Abstract: New approach to improve welfare in the poultry sector is targeted at the precise management of animals. In poultry production, we observe that…

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Press Release: The Galilee Research Institute on its activities in coops

The Galilee Research Institute (MIGAL) is participating in a two-year-long project, “Enhancing environmental sustainability of livestock farms by removing barriers for adopting ICT technologies (LivestockSense)”, funded by the Israeli Innovation Authority in collaboration with ERA-NET COFUND ICT-AGRI-FOOD. The LivestockSense project aims to assess the acceptance and applicability of information and communication technology (ICT) in poultry…

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Press Release: Better usage of Smart Technologies in agriculture to benefit farming, climate and animal welfare

The ICT-AGRI-FOOD funded EU project (LivestockSense) initiates important steps towards (1) developing a better understanding of the attitudes of farmers for technology use and thus (2) ensuring more efficient adoption of Smart Technologies in agriculture. The project focus is on pigs and poultry across five EU-countries and Israel, where farmers will be approached to provide…

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”LivestockSense”: the applicability of digital technologies in livestock farming

The Institute of Agricultural Economics (AKI) is going to participate in a two-year-long project, „Enhancing environmental sustainability of livestock farms by removing barriers for adopting ICT technologies (LivestockSense)”, funded by ERA-NET COFUND ICT-AGRI-FOOD and National Research, Development and Innovation Fund. The project will assess the acceptance and applicability of information and communication technology (ICT) based…

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