Topcon introduces new feed administration platform

Topcon Agriculture proclaims advances in its TAP Feed administration cloud-based software program platform for dairy and beef operations. Platform choices now embody the free TAP Feed App, and the subscription-based TAP Feed Lite and TAP Feed Professional for dairy producers. For feed advisors, consultants and nutritionists, the brand new TAP Feed Advisor buyer administration device can be now accessible.

TAP Feed integrates feed administration software program with feed mixer scales. Feed mixers effectively mix elements, forming a complete blended ration (TMR). Mixer weighing techniques permit customers to handle and observe feed hundreds to enhance effectivity, scale back waste, and assist calculated administration methods.

“The simple-to-use feed administration software program is tied on to confirmed feed mixer weighing expertise, together with cell app and cloud integration, representing the newest evolution in fashionable feed administration,” mentioned Michael Stone, vice chairman of product growth for Topcon Agriculture. “Exact administration decreases waste and will increase efficiency. With feed accounting for over 50% of working prices, precision administration is crucial for profitability.”

Two new add-ons are additionally accessible, one offering the power to attach TAP Feed subscriptions to third-party feed administration and expertise resembling herd administration, feed suppliers, and extra. The opposite add-on is a complicated stock supervisor permitting customers to handle and observe feed stock, together with enter ordering options, ingredient and stock administration, re-ordering techniques, stock alerts and stories.

“For the feed firm and consulting aspect of the trade, we’re excited to launch TAP Feed Advisor. Many farmers manually report feeding outcomes to their advisors. By adopting a digital workflow strategy, advisors can remotely monitor their consumer’s actions, create stories, analyze use, and supply insights for improved profitability in real-time,” he mentioned.