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Artificial Intelligence Meets Meat
It was the meeting of two very different minds: artificial intelligence engineers and some of the country’s top meat scientists. Not a commonplace combination, but when this rare pairing of professions occurs, incredible ideas take flight. This is the case for Marble Technologies, a start-up technology company bringing automation and artificial intelligence to the meat processing sector.
Inaugural Stockyards Beef Festival
At the National Western Stock Show in 2023, cattle producers aren’t just bringing their cattle to Denver – they’re also bringing their beef! For the first time in its history, Stock Show attendees can sample some of the best beef in the United States at a special “tasting” event. The Stockyards Beef Festival will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2023 in the Stockyards Center. This is…
Schweitzer Red Angus
As a freshman in high school, Austin Schweitzer dove into the cattle business. He started his herd of two commercial cows with his late grandpa, Jim Wehrs. Those two cows soon turned into a small herd that he continued to run on family pasture throughout college. While attending the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Austin worked at the UNL’s Research Cow Calf unit in Mead, NE. While working there,…
Customers Come First for York Creek Red Angus
York Creek Red Angus of Herman, Nebraska got its start in 1997 when Jon Potadle and his son Kurt purchased eleven heifers and a bull from Petersen Red Angus near Purdum, Nebraska. At the time, Potadles didn’t market any seedstock, instead, they ran their registered herd as a commercial herd. Kurt’s son, Grant, was heavily involved with the operation as a kid, helping his dad sort through bull sale…