Kansas pilot identification program tracks cattle
On any given day on the remote roads of Kansas, hundreds of
tractor-trailers are hauling cattle across the state’s vast rangelands,
headed for feedlots and slaughterhouses. And in an era of BSE and the
threat of agroterrorism, federal agriculture regulators want to be able
to locate within 48 hours—or sooner—the whereabouts of each of the
nation’s 100 million-plus head of cattle.
Enter a Kansas proposal that would combine GPS, cellular and radio...
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