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FarmSimple wins Canadian livestock innovation award

12 August 2022

Herd Hand Water Monitor remotely connects farmers to water sources

FarmSimple has been awarded the 2022 Livestock Innovation Award at Ag in Motion, Western Canada's outdoor farm show, for its submission of the Herd Hand Water Monitor. 

The Herd Hand Water Monitor is a cellular connected device used to monitor livestock water sources including but not limited to remote solar troughs, pipeline systems, and gravity fed stock tanks. With the use of the customer dashboard, the Herd Hand Water Monitor sends text alerts directly to a customer's mobile phone in the event of low water or power loss scenario.

Water depletion threatens the health of livestock and, therefore, water sources must be inspected daily. The fuel and labour costs associated with water inspection are higher than ever and the Herd Hand Water Monitor allows the producer to reduce trips to the field resulting in significant savings over a single grazing season.

Ag in Motion took place from 19-22 July in Langham, SK. FarmSimple was on location to showcase and demonstrate the Herd Hand Water Monitor in action.



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