Smart farming

Cermaq iFarm

Salmon farmers may be slow to experiment with artificial intelligence solutions but Cermaq is one of the leaders, reports Vince McDonagh Norway may be the world leader in aquaculture, but the industry is still too slow in adopting artificial intelligence (AI) into its systems, says a new report. This means Norwegian fish farmers are likely…

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Individual fish farming moves a step nearer

SALMON farmer Cermaq is to install a Midgard System at its innovative iFarm, which was awarded four development licences by the Norwegian Fisheries Directorate. The farming concept, a joint project with BioSort, uses image recognition and the identification of each individual salmon to monitor growth, health and sea lice. The technology will enable a shift…

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iFarm launch is ‘best Christmas present’

INDIVIDUALISED fish farming will move a step closer in 2020 as Norwegian producer Cermaq plans a January launch for its iFarm project. The company, which last year won four development licences from the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries, said the first transfer of fish to sea is planned for autumn next year. Although the four permits…

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