From left, Christoph Bausch of SAB Biotherapeutics, Alan Young of Medgene and Chad Yagow of John Deere, at a panel on agriculture and technology on Oct. 12, 2023, in Sioux Falls. (John Hult/South Dakota Searchlight)

Remote tractor diagnosis, disease-resistant pigs: Panel talks tech influence on ag

BY: - October 12, 2023

SIOUX FALLS – Agriculture has already been remade by precision technology, but the rapid proliferation of algorithmic machine-learning tools will continue to alter industry norms for years to come. That was among the key takeaways from a panel of ag experts at the South Dakota Biotech summit and annual meeting on Thursday at the Minnehaha […]

Avian influenza led to the deaths of about 8 million U.S. turkeys in 2022. (Scott Bauer/Agriculture Research Service, USDA)

Brookings company looks to build bird flu vaccine

BY: - April 27, 2023

A Brookings company hopes a flu vaccine for turkeys might eventually help protect multiple species from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza strains like H5N1, which has wreaked havoc on the poultry industry for the past two years. The cost of vaccination and concerns about trade implications with foreign customers have thus far held off the use […]