Brown-Brandl earns High-Quality Pork - Precision Farming Award, grant

Brown-Brandl earns High-Quality Pork - Precision Farming Award, grant

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Tami Brown-Brandl, professor of biological systems engineering, was chosen to receive the Merck Animal Health 2020 High-Quality Pork - Precision Farming Award.
Tami Brown-Brandl, professor of biological systems engineering, was chosen to receive the Merck Animal Health 2020 High-Quality Pork - Precision Farming Award.

Tami Brown-Brandl, professor of biological systems engineering, was chosen to receive the 2020 High-Quality Pork - Precision Farming Award from Merck Animal Health and an award of up to $200,000 to implement an applied project in precision farming in swine.

Brown-Brandl and her team's project - titled "Next-Generation Grow-Finish Swine Health and Growth Monitoring" - validated the eficacy of an innovative radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology and depth cameras to monitor feeding and drinking behaviors and weight gain in pigs to help in detecting acute and chronic illnesses in real time.





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