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“Smart livestock farming is the key to improving competitiveness to 40% by 2027”

Published May 24, 2024

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The South Korean government is promoting smart livestock farming to address challenges like rising feed costs, labor shortages, and environmental issues. By 2027, they aim to increase smart farming adoption from 23% to 40% through AI integration, ICT equipment distribution, and big data platforms. The government also supports domestic smart livestock equipment companies with financial aid and international exposure, and has launched a support group for exports. Additionally, they are working to resolve conflicts over livestock raising areas by promoting best practices and strengthening cooperation with local organizations.
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“Smart livestock farming is a powerful alternative that can overcome the crisis facing the livestock industry and increase competitiveness by unleashing its potential.” Kim Jeong-wook, director of livestock policy at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, said in an interview with 'Farmers' Newspaper' held at the Sejong Government Complex on the 20th, "As field problems surrounding the livestock industry gradually became more complex, smart livestock farming emerged as a solution." He added, "The government is taking the lead in disseminating smart livestock farming." “We plan to secure sustainability,” he said. The issues that need to be resolved urgently selected by Policy Director Kim include ▲increased feed prices, ▲labor shortage, ▲odor and carbon emissions, and ▲regular livestock diseases. Director Kim's diagnosis is that these are issues that place heavy social and environmental responsibilities on livestock farms, and that they are difficult to resolve using ...
Source: Nongmin
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