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BETSY Delivers Sophisticated Phenotyping System

OneCup AI developed Bovine Expert Tracking and Surveillance Technology (BETSY) to monitor and track animal health, welfare, activity, growth and nutrition. “OneCup AI has designed an artificial intelligence (AI) technology using computer vision that is named BETSY, which stands for Bovine Expert Tracking and Surveillance,” explained Mokah Shmigelsky, OneCup AI….

BIF Selects New Board, Officers

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) announced new directors and officers July 5 during the group’s annual symposium in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Kevin Schultz, Haviland, Kansas, was introduced as the 2023-24 BIF president during the Wednesday awards luncheon. Gordon Jones, Lafayette, Tenn., is the new vice president. Directors reelected to serve…

Bauck Presented BIF Pioneer Award

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Stewart Bauck, Lincoln, Nebraska, the BIF Pioneer Award July 5 during the group’s annual research symposium in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Pioneer Award recognizes individuals who have made lasting contributions to the improvement of beef cattle, honoring those who have had a major role…

Snelling Presented BIF Pioneer Award

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Warren Snelling, Lawrence, Nebraska, the BIF Pioneer Award July 5 during the group’s annual research symposium in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Pioneer Award recognizes individuals who have made lasting contributions to the improvement of beef cattle, honoring those who have had a major role…

44 Farms Named BIF Seedstock Producer of the Year

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) recognized 44 Farms, Cameron, Texas, as the BIF Seedstock Producer of the Year on July 5 during the group’s annual research symposium in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This national award is presented annually to a producer to recognize their dedication to improving the beef industry at…

Bolduc Presented BIF Pioneer Award

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented David Bolduc, Stavely, Alberta, Canada, the BIF Pioneer Award July 5 during the group’s annual research symposium in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Pioneer Award recognizes individuals who have made lasting contributions to the improvement of beef cattle, honoring those who have had a major…

Smith Presented BIF Ambassador Award

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Troy Smith the BIF Ambassador Award July 4 during the group’s annual symposium in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This award is presented annually by BIF to a team or member of the media for his or her efforts in spreading the BIF message and its…

McGrath Presented Continuing Service Award

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Sean McGrath, Vermilion, Alberta, Canada, a BIF Continuing Service Award July 4 during the group’s annual research symposium in Calgary, Alberta. Continuing Service Award winners have made major contributions to the BIF organization. This includes serving on the board of directors, speaking at BIF…

Holmquist Presented Continuing Service Award

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Bruce Holmquist, Kinistino, Saskatchewan, Canada, a BIF Continuing Service Award July 4 during the group’s annual research symposium in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Continuing Service Award winners have made major contributions to the BIF organization. This includes serving on the board of directors, speaking at…

Bormann Presented Continuing Service Award

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Jennifer Bormann, Manhattan, Kansas, a BIF Continuing Service Award July 4 during the group’s annual research symposium in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Continuing Service Award winners have made major contributions to the BIF organization. This includes serving on the board of directors, speaking at BIF…

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