ALAN-IT with partner "ER-Telecom Holding" held a presentation for farm owners - S4A
On February 7, 2023, an event "Agroinnovations for a Smart Farm" was held in Yekaterinburg for dairy farm owners and managers of the Sverdlovsk Region and Perm Region. The event was organized by ER-Telecom Holding JSC, which is a partner of ALAN-IT in the field of Internet of Things.
ALAN-IT takes part in the AGROS exhibition for the third year in a row - S4A
AGROS is an international exhibition of breeding, feed, veterinary medicine and technologies for animal husbandry, pig breeding, poultry farming and feed production, which takes place annually at Crocus EXPO.
ALAN-IT is a nominee for the III annual national award "Agricultural Investor of the Year 2022" S4A
The purpose of the AgroInvestor of the Year award is to promote modern technologies and business methods in the agro-industrial complex, identify effective business models and draw attention to the most striking projects, entrepreneurs and company executives.
ALAN-IT reached the final of the AgroCode Awards in two categories - S4A
On December 15, 2022, Rosselkhozbank JSC and the AgroCode Hub community held the second All-Russian agrotech award AgroCode Awards 2022, which was attended by developers of innovative solutions for agriculture.
The developer of the Smart4Agro platform celebrates 29 years since the founding of the company - S4A
ALAN Company is 29 years old today. Let's see what we've been up to this year!
ALAN-IT took part in the conference "Digital Transformation of the Perm Territory" - S4A
On November 30, in Perm, in the Morion Digital Technopark, the conference "Digital Transformation of Agriculture" was held.
ALAN-IT took part in the conference "Personnel in the agro-industrial complex" - S4A
On November 22-23, a conference was held for HR specialists from the agro-industrial complex - "Personnel in the agro-industrial complex".
Sustainable dairy farms and Smart4Agro services at the Agroprodmash exhibition - S4A
On October 11, Alexander Elin spoke at the II Congress on the digitalization of the agro-industrial complex as part of the 27th international exhibition Agroprodmash.
Dairy Production Analytics at the Russian agro-industrial exhibition Golden Autumn - S4A
On October 6, Rosselkhozbank presented the digital track "Digital Agro: A Leap into the Technological Future", where ALAN-IT performed with the Dairy Production Analytics service.
DPA in the finals of the Accelerator Technological Startups of Yugra - S4A
The Dairy Production Analytics service, which makes it possible to make a dairy farm sustainable through data analytics, was noted by 50 accelerator participants out of more than 300 applications.
How to increase the profitability of a dairy farm - S4A
What affects the profitability of a farm? First of all, high profits, which are achieved not only due to the high productivity of the farm and the high quality of milk, but also due to lower costs for feeding, keeping animals and maintaining their health, as well as a quick return on investment.
ALAN-IT took part in the opening of the club of international investors in AgTech - S4A
Rosselkhozbank has launched a closed community of experienced investors ready to support the growth of the most promising Russian and foreign agricultural start-ups - Agroinvest Club.
ALAN-IT takes part in the Yugra Technology Startup Accelerator with a solution for dairy farms - S4A
Out of 325 applications in four areas (fuel and energy complex, ecology, information technology and agro-industrial complex), 50 applications were selected.
YARNIIZhK recommends Dairy Production Analytics - S4A
The Yaroslavl Research Institute of Animal Husbandry and Feed Production made a conclusion about the information and analytical service for commercial milk producers Dairy Production Analytics.
Improving the efficiency of dairy farms in the Urals - S4A
Once again, the CEO of ALAN-IT and the ideological inspirer of the Smart4Agro platform, Elin Alexander, visited the farms of the Urals.
Animal culling on a farm from an economic point of view - S4A
We have already raised the topic of culling in this article and promised to share the results of the development and use of automated culling reports. The essence of culling is the need for a systematic replacement of animals in the herd to ensure a high, and, most importantly, stable level of milk production in the whole farm.
Mastitis on a farm, why is it scary for an investor - S4A
The high intensification of dairy production at modern complexes simultaneously leads to a high load on animals, reducing their resistance to various diseases. One of the main types of diseases that directly affect the productivity of the animal is mastitis.
Research and development for food safety - S4A
Dear colleagues, in this review article I would like to share with you our successes and plans. One of the most important goals set by the Smart4Agro platform team is to increase the efficiency of agriculture.
Lecture for students of RGAU-MSHA named after K.A. Timiryazev - S4A
On April 4, the General Director of ALAN-IT Elin Alexander Sergeevich held a lecture for students of the Agronomic Faculty of the Russian State Agrarian University of the Moscow Agricultural Academy named after K.A. Timiryazev.
Alexander Elin spoke at the strategic session on dairy farming at Omsk State Agrarian University S4A
On March 11, 2022, the strategic session "Dairy farming 2030: genetics, breeding, technology and personnel" was held at the Omsk State Agrarian University.
ALAN-IT takes part in the international exhibition Agros 2022 for the second time - S4A
Earlier in May 2021, the company participated in the exhibition with a stand and a speech by Alexander Sergeevich Elin, CEO, where it demonstrated Dairy Production Analytics analytical service.
Happy New Year! - S4A
On behalf of the team of the ALAN Company, we wish all our clients, colleagues and partners a Happy New Year!
Service for data collection, monitoring, analysis and management of IoT devices - S4A
ALAN-IT has developed the ALAN IoT Application IoT service.
The developer of Smart4Agro platform celebrates 28 years since the foundation of the company - S4A
ALAN Company celebrates 28 years. We accept congratulations and want to share what we did this year!
Speech at MONT partner conference - Smart4Agro
From 17 to 21 October, ALAN took part in the next partner conference of MONTcompany.
Alexander Elin is the mastermind and owner of the Smart4Agro platform - S4A
People want to know about the people they are dealing with. This business practice has coexisted with business relationships for centuries.
Farm microclimate - Smart4Agro
Modern commercial dairy production requires a special approach to the microclimate on the farm. High quality milk and animal health depend on the conditions of their keeping.
Keeping animals in the dry (transit) period - Smart4Agro
The dry period is perhaps the main period in the life of a cow, thanks to which future productivity, successful calving, and the health of the cow and calf are formed.
Culling animals in the herd - Smart4Agro
Culling of animals can be divided into three main stages - culling of young stock, culling of heifers and culling of the main herd. Read more about the criteria in our new article.
What to look for when auditing on a farm - Smart4Agro
In the previous article, we wrote that automation is the basis for any analytics. But not only automation is important on the farm, the key factor for success on the farm is the work of ordinary employees.
Automation as a basis for analytics - Smart4Agro
In this article, we would like to touch upon an important aspect related to production, processes, regulations, which, unfortunately, is sometimes overlooked by the owners and managers of dairy farms.
Results of the AGROS 2021 conference - Smart4Agro
From May 18 to May 20, the international exhibition AGROS was held, in which the ALAN-IT company took part, which presented the analytical services Smart4Agro.
DPA implementation stages - Smart4Agro
As you already know, the Dairy Production Analytics service uses data from various automation systems already in the dairy farm.
International Exhibition AGROS-2021 EXPO - Smart4Agro
The developers of the analytical service Smart4Agro will take part in the international exhibition of technologies for animal husbandry and field fodder production.
1 year at Linkedin and 1 thousand followers - Smart4Agro
A year ago, the world changed and the first thing we did was start looking for an opportunity to communicate with colleagues without the need to move.
Grain Temperature Monitoring Pilot Project - Smart4Agro
ER-Telecom Holding and ALAN-IT have successfully implemented a joint pilot project for monitoring the temperature of grain in the warehouses.
Innovations in the agricultural sector. The fears are real or mythical - Smart4Agro
We would like to touch upon the topic of fears of innovation that hinder the development of innovative products in the agricultural sector in the field of digitalization.
DPA is a participant of the AGTECHINVENTUM international online pitch session - Smart4Agro
On March 17, 2021, the Association of Agricultural Machinery Dealers held an international online pitch session for agricultural technology startups.
First results of pilot projects - Smart4Agro
Over the past month and a half, we have done 3 pilot implementations of the "Free implementation of the Dairy Production Analytics service for 3 months" campaign. We are ready to share preliminary results.
Dairy Production Analytics Linkedin Community - Smart4Agro
About a year ago, we created a community on Linkedin to share news with people interested in the digitalization of dairy production.
Remote farm management - the new standard for dairy production - Smart4Agro
2020 was a turning point for agricultural workers. There are much fewer opportunities for doing business at the same level.
Implementing Dairy Production Analytics for 3 months for free - Smart4Agro
We offer the implementation of a pilot project for the introduction of a digital twin for dairy production for farms from 1000 heads.
7 dairy farm mistakes that DPA will fix - Smart4Agro
Quite often, situations arise on a dairy farm that lead to a decrease in milk yield, which means a decrease in profits and profitability of the farm. Today we will tell you how the DPA service allows you to fix such errors.
7 rules for keeping cows in winter - Smart4Agro
One of the challenges of managing a dairy farm in European and former CIS countries is winter. The manager must take into account the some features of keeping animals and caring for them in winter.
Are you using all the opportunities? - Smart4Agro
Automation systems that simplify routine processes and reduce the number of personnel errors do not solve the global problem of optimizing production, but only collect data for further processing.
We wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year - Smart4Agro
We congratulate all members of our community and those who work hard in the agricultural industry on the upcoming holidays!
Which farms will benefit from digital analytics - Smart4Agro
In different countries, the approach to farming differs. Regardless of their location, farm owners are looking for ways to improve the efficiency of their dairy production.
Why does the farm need a Digital Twin? - Smart4Agro
Modern problems require modern solutions. There is already a shortage of agricultural products. How digital technologies are helping agriculture improve efficiency and tackle food scarcity?
Milk yield versus milking intervals - Smart4Agro
It is important for a farm owner not only to track how many times a cow is milked during the day and how long it takes between milking, but also how to optimize these parameters to maximize milk yield.
How to prevent lameness in cows - Smart4Agro
The discomfort that cows experience with hoof disease affects more than just milk yield. What to do if with regular prevention of lameness, the level of sick cows remains above the acceptable level.
Reasonable culling of cows - Smart4Agro
To maintain the required level of profitability of dairy production, farmers regularly cull cows for age, disease and loss of reproductive function. However, there are still animals that bring losses to the owner of the farm.
Dependence of the diet of dairy cows on weather conditions - Smart4Agro
For a cow to produce the most milk, several conditions must be combined: temperature, humidity, nutrition, water consumption, activity level.
How to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on farm - Smart4Agro
Despite the benefits for humans, dairy farming is one of the most significant sources of greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming.
ALAN-IT - participant of the international conference SEYMARTEC GREENHOUSE - Smart4Agro
On October 29-30, SEYMARTEC held a conference “SEYMARTEC GREENHOUSE. ENGINEERING SYSTEMS AND ECONOMY OF GREENHOUSE COMPLEXES - 2020 ".
Modern farm audit - Smart4Agro
Everyone who is engaged in agribusiness is a great professional in his field. However, if you are immersed in processes, you cannot see all the activities of the farm, so even the most experienced farmers need an audit.
Silage trench monitoring to reduce farm costs - Smart4Agro
Silage is one of the main ingredients in the nutrition of cattle. How to prepare and store silage so as to increase production efficiency, we will describe in this article.
Farm abuse - Smart4Agro
We communicate with a large number of farmers and have identified the most common cases of cheating in the field of veterinary medicine. In this article, you will learn about 5 options that can be misled by the owner of the farm.
Remote monitoring of a dairy farm - Smart4Agro
The year 2020 made its own adjustments to the work of enterprises in all industries, the sphere of dairy production was especially hard hit. Farmers needed to produce more milk, but they did not know how to do it.
Why does a farmer need analytics? - Smart4Agro
For the farmer, the result of work is the amount of milk produced, its shipment under contracts, farm costs and profits. But the quantity of milk and its quality depend on small actions of the local staff.
Why cutting costs on the farm is risky - Smart4Agro
If milk yield falls on a dairy farm, sales and profits also fall. In such a situation, owners often make a logical, as they believe, decision - to reduce costs. Why it is risky to reduce costs - read in this article.
"Digital Agricultural Holding: Technological Innovations and Economic Effects - 2020" - Smart4Agro
SEYMARTEC held conference “SEYMARTEC DIGITALAGRO. DIGITAL AGROHOLDING: TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS AND ECONOMIC EFFECTS-2020".
How to eliminate staff errors on the farm - Smart4Agro
We communicate with many representatives of agribusiness and often come across the opinion of farmers, especially Russian ones, that despite the technologies introduced, employees continue to work incorrectly.
Results of the Forum "Economic and Technological Efficiency of Dairy Production - 2020" - Smart4Agro
On September 9, in Moscow Region, an international forum “SEYMARTEC MILK. ECONOMIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL EFFICIENCY OF DAIRY LIVESTOCK - 2020 ".
Farm optimization starts with employee work - Smart4Agro
Analyzing data on a dairy farm allows you to improve milk yield, work out the structure of the herd qualitatively and improve the financial situation of the enterprise.
Farm financial planning based on audit - Smart4Agro
A dairy farm is a complex agricultural enterprise, one of the goals of which is financial stability. In this article, we'll show you how to use farm audit data for financial planning, cost optimization, and loss reduction.
How can process audit data be used in a farm? - Smart4Agro
In one of the previous articles, we talked about the need for an audit on the farm, which can be carried out using Dairy Production Analytics. We received the following questions.
Why is it necessary to audit processes on the farm - Smart4Agro
Probably, every farm owner is looking for ways to optimize production and may wonder why farms that look the same at first glance have different results. He begins to evaluate his competitors and compare with himself: we opened about one year, we have equipment and software of the same vendors, the number of livestock and staff is comparable, etc.
How to improve farm efficiency - Smart4Agro
Herd management systems, automation of milking and feeding processes, various types of monitoring systems are excellent tools that should increase the efficiency of the farm. At the same time, automation and the ability to monitor often lead to the fact that the farm staff sits at the computer, and does not work with animals in the field.
Determining the impact of employees on farm performance - Smart4Agro
We have previously indicated that farm employees are a determining factor in success. Therefore, the result of their activities should be understandable and measurable. We are talking not only about the quality of milk, its volume and increase in livestock, but also the specific results of the work of each employee.
The success of the farm depends on the staff - Smart4Agro
Over the past month, we talked to a large number of consultants, experts and professionals in the dairy industry and came across an opinion that we fully share.
Continued research into the effect of THI on milk yield - Smart4Agro
Let's continue our research on the effect of THI on milk yield. We settled on the fact that at normal THI values (below 69), our client's milk yield per dairy cow should have reached the level of 25-26 kg.
What is THI and how does it affect milk production - Smart4Agro
The Temperature Humidity Index (THI) is an indicator that takes into account the combined effects of ambient temperature and relative humidity and is a useful and simple way to assess the risk of heat stress.
How to balance milk exports with a shortage of milk in the domestic market of Russia - Smart4Agro
According to UN FAO Russia is still among the countries with the highest milk shortages. At the same time, Russian producers are actively engaged in the export.
Digital Twins in agribusiness during the pandemic era - Smart4Agro
In this article we will try to reveal the idea and essence of digital counterparts in dairy production, their benefits, especially in a pandemic.
Digital transformation is an essential strategy for agribusiness – Smart4Agro
Digital transformation is not the installation of modern equipment or software, it is, first of all, fundamental changes in approaches to management, corporate culture, external communications.
DPA - An Intelligent Digital Transformation Service for Livestock - Smart4Agro
DPA service allows you to reduce costs associated with maintaining the health of cows, labor costs and reproduction, to solve the strategic tasks of the business: to expand production, opening new units.
Solution migration from Microsoft platform to OpenSource is completed - Smart4Agro
ALAN-IT has completed the migration of Smart4Agro IoT service for agriculture from Microsoft solutions to Open Source technology.
Digital Agricultural Holding: Technological Innovation and Economic Effects - 2019 – Smart4Agro
In the period from October 16 to October 18, the international forum "Digital Agricultural Holding: Technological Innovation and Economic Effects - 2019" was held in Krasnodar.
Digital Agro-Industrial Forum - Smart4Agro
On October 9, an event dedicated to the digital transformation of the agro-industrial sector was held - the Digital Agroindustry Forum.
Dairy Production Analytics is 1 y.o.! - Smart4Agro
On October 1, 2018, the DairyProductionAnalytics service was put into commercial operation at Voshkazhnikovo.
Agro Day. Digital transformation of agricultural business - Smart4Agro
On November 1, within the framework of Agro Day, a meeting of representatives of the agricultural business and the ALAN Company was held together with partners from Microsoft, Hexagon Geosystems and DunavNET.
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