“Condition score records for individual cows are kept indefinitely, so condition score influencers such as pasture growing conditions, forage quality and availability can correlate to cow performance and help optimize herd management that results in greater profitability,” Dhuyvetter explained.
Beef Cow BCS also allows producers to take photos of their cows for comparison to the reference photos representing the body condition scores that are provided. The application also possesses the functionality to arrange individual cows by pasture. Images can be stored for future reference.
The Information Technology Innovation Award celebrates technological advancements in the feed and food industry, which is rapidly changing in today’s world. As exemplified by Southern States Cooperative and Ridley, Inc., the integration of innovative technology has become standard for the agriculture industry.