Ranching: Tech Roundtable Unveils Cutting-Edge Ag Solutions

Unlocking the Potential of Technology in Ranching

In the heart of Nebraska, the fusion of technology and tradition is revolutionizing the ranching industry. The upcoming roundtable discussion hosted by the Nebraska Extension in Kimball on April 16 will delve into the intricate balance between cost-effective technology adoption and operational value for ranchers. Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension educator, emphasizes the importance of navigating through the plethora of options available to producers, ensuring a harmonious blend of innovation and practicality.

The roundtable will feature a diverse array of topics, including the utilization of drones for pasture and cattle management, exploring the efficacy and regulatory landscape. Additionally, discussions will revolve around the functionality and cost-effectiveness of remote water monitoring systems and cameras, shedding light on their real-world applications. The intriguing concept of calming pheromone treatment for cattle will also be explored, with insights into its effectiveness based on observational data. Virtual fencing, a cutting-edge technology in ranch management, will be scrutinized for its current capabilities and the valuable lessons learned from its implementation.

Tech enthusiasts and ranching aficionados alike are invited to attend the roundtable on April 16, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the 4-H Building in Kimball. This unique opportunity to engage with producers and researchers promises to provide a comprehensive understanding of the evolving landscape of technology in ranching. Admission is free, and no registration is required.

For inquiries about the event, reach out to Aaron Berger, Nebraska Extension Educator, at 308-235-3122 or aberger2@unl.edu. Join us in unraveling the possibilities that technology holds for the future of ranching.