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POULTRY + AI

Recent Ransomware attacks on poultry, pipelines and a DC police department put a sour taste in agriculture's mouth concerning modern technology. But all things digital aren’t so bad. One of the newest agritech topics of the industry is artificial intelligence (AI). Smart machines helping to improve efficiency in poultry operations, and confront animal health and welfare challenges. Poultry AI advancements are showing up in robotics, acoustic monitoring and camera vision.
JOSEPH GIAMBRONE
professor emeritus
Auburn University Department of Poultry Science
& Department of Pathobiology 
“It is important to recognize that although we have made progress in reducing the impact of COVID-19 over 13 months, there were 41,000 new cases diagnosed on June 1,” said Giambrone. “On May 9, one million COVID-19 tests were administered with the national positive rate below 5 percent. Although regional ‘hot-spots’ persist. Notwithstanding progress in control, there are still 39,000 people in hospitals being treated for acute COVID-19 and 667 people died on May 9.” 
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Although it remains disputed, the invention of chicken nuggets has been attributed to agriculture scientist Robert C. Baker at Cornell University in 1963.
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