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Disease-detecting tool could be in livestock producers’ hands by next year

Posted on Aug 15th, 2017 by Rebecca Degelder

Disease-detecting tool could be in livestock producers’ hands by next year

A hand-held device capable of quickly identifying livestock diseases could be in the hands of Ontario producers next year, according to one of the instrument’s creators. “We’ve been negotiating with some manufacturing companies who are major players in this area,” Suresh Neethirajan, a University of Guelph engineering professor and director of the school’s BioNano Laboratory, told Farms.com. “Hopefully in a year or so farmers can see the product available.”... 

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