Category Archives: Agriculture

Big Data at the USDA 1915-2015

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Cattle Logs from 1882 to 2012

After seeing a card catalogue in the Iowa State University library in 1882,  Thomas B. Wales, the secretary of the Holstein-Friesian Association of America, applied the idea to the 40,000 animals in the Holstein-Friesian Herd Book. He estimated that the number … Continue reading

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Facebook for Cows?

Three updates on a previous blog post on connected cows and the Internet of Things:

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