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Data-driven KPIs for the pig sector

by Prof Rick D'Eath | for 'The power of data for farm animal practice' course Course website: https://edin.ac/farm-data

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Farmer Spotlight: Sean and Chloe Barker

An interview with Sean and Chloe Barker about data in farming Course website: https://edin.ac/farm-data

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Data-driven breeding

by Dr Nicola Lambe | SRUC Hills and Mountain Research Centre 'The Power of Data in Farm Animal Practice' Course Course website: https://edin.ac/farm-data

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Animal Breeding Programme with AlphaSimR - Part 2

This vignette shows how to simulate a bit more realistic animal breeding programme with overlapping generations and different selection intensities in males and females. (Part 2)

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Plant Breeding

This vignette will show how to simulate the wheat breeding programme described in Gaynor et al. (2017). In this breeding programme, there are several stages in a breeding cycle and several breeding…

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Animal Breeding Programme with AlphaSimR - Part 1

This vignette shows how to simulate a bit more realistic animal breeding programme with overlapping generations and different selection intensities in males and females. (Part 1)

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Genomic selection in plant breeding

The following audio recording is delivered by Chris Gaynor, a senior data scientist at Bayer Crop Science. While working at The Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, he developed the AlphaSimR package and…

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Serap Gonen Interview

MOWI works with oceans to produce nutritious, delicious, and supreme-quality seafood. They fulfil one fifth of global demand for farm-raised Atlantic salmon and are constantly driven by innovation…

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Giovanny Eduardo Covarrubias-Pazaran interview

CGIAR's Excellence in Breeding (EiB) is accelerating the modernisation of crop breeding programmes targeting the developing world. To combat hunger, poverty, and climate change, farmers in The…

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Håvard Melbo Tajet interview

Geno is the breeding organisation of Norwegian Red, the main dairy breed in Norway. It as a farmer cooperative that has been conducting research and development for cattle breeding since 1935. Geno…

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Santiago Avendaño interview

Aviagen broiler breeders supply day-old grandparent and parent stock chicks to customers in more than 100 countries worldwide under the Arbor Acres, Indian River, and Ross brand names. These brands…

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Thomas Farrugia interview

Insect farming has a huge potential, both environmentally and economically. Insects, such as the black soldier fly, are an excellent source of protein for feed and a broad range of other resources…

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Breeding Programme Modelling with AlphaSimR - Trailer for Socials

Sub 1 min version for socials

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Breeding Programme Modelling with AlphaSimR - Trailer

Develop skills to model breeding programmes for livestock, crop, insect and managed wild or captive populations using case studies in AlphaSimR. Enrol now on edX!

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Closing Comments

In this video we will look back over this online course and look at the key topics that we covered and what we have learned throughout your journey on the course.

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Modelling complex breeding programmes

In this video, we now delve more into the structure of real-life breeding programmes, with an example of a wheat breeding programme presented in the Gaynor et al. (2017) study.

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