In this episode, Steven Pavelski, large herd application expert for Nedap, reinforces the value of herd monitoring technology and describes how it saves farmers time, labor and costs. Pavelski shares how Nedap CowControl reveals behavior abnormalities, signs of heat and real-time location to get the right cow in front of the right person at the right time.

Season 6, Episode 19

Here’s the episode breakdown:

  • 0:40 – Welcome, Steven Pavelski and host, Tera Baker.
  • 2:25 – What brought Pavelski to Nedap Livestock Management.
  • 4:16 – Why are you excited about herd monitoring?
  • 7:09 – Will monitoring technology affect a farm’s sync program?
  • 10:03 – How does this technology streamline farm processes?
  • 12:56 – What decision factors should farmers keep in mind?
  • 15:49 – How are heifer yards using monitoring technology?
  • 19:36 – What are the biggest strategy shifts you’re seeing?
  • 22:35– How does Nedap keep things simple while providing accurate insights?
  • 24:24– Where can farmers learn more about Nedap herd monitoring technology?

Steven Pavelski

Steven Pavelski, large herd application expert for Nedap

This episode is sponsored by Nedap.


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Nedap develops technology for life. Technology that helps people be more successful and happier in their professional lives. For Nedap this means helping professional dairy producers run a profitable, sustainable and enjoyable business. The solutions Nedap creates enable users to automate everyday tasks and make informed decisions based on individual animal identification and data. Nedap empowers livestock producers to respond to the growing global demand for animal protein in a way that is profitable and aligned with rising standards for animal welfare, sustainability, transparency and the safety and quality of food. Learn more at

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