Did you know cow faces are different enough for facial recognition? And just how did they eradicate that Asian giant hornet nest in Washington state?
In this episode of Around Farm Progress, both topics get a deeper look. PJ Griekspoor, editor of Kansas Farmer who shares the story of some new technology for tracking cattle. Using just your smart phone and access to the cloud, researchers have developed a facial recognition tool for cattle. Yep, you heard that right and she shares details of how it works.
Then PJ and podcast host Willie Vogt discuss some big news from out West, the find and eradication of the first Asian giant hornet's nest in the United States. The story of the hunt and eradication effort undertaken by the Washington State Department of Agriculture is very interesting, but it also doesn't mean the end of the Asian giant hornet story.
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