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Cow facial recognition among many ‘future ideas’ discussed at annual conference

More than 3,000 people from 71 countries came to Lexington, Kentucky, May 22-25, for “One: The Alltech Ideas Conference.” Sharing the stage with Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, were former Apollo 13 astronaut James Lovell; John Calipari, University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach; Alan Mulally, former president and CEO of Ford Motor Company; Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc...

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Forget the plow: Robots and facial recognition for cows will be essential tools on the digital farm

Digitized farms are the wave of the future, with robots and facial recognition software for cows as essential as tractors and plows.

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How artificial intelligence could save humanity’s food supply

Humanity has a major food problem. The world’s population is expected to increase significantly over the next three decades, but our capacity for food production will struggle to keep pace.

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Alltech Ideas Conference: Agriculture is where energy industry was in 1970s

Alltech Ideas Conference speakers looked ahead towards a new, sustainable version of global agriculture

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