As smart farming and digitalization are making their way to livestock farms, spectral sensors are becoming more and more important in increasing the productivity of farms and the welfare of animals. Spectral sensors and IoT bring a variety of possibilities to farming, from improving the quality of produced milk to soil analysis and fertilization optimization.

In dairy and beef production farms the quality of silage plays an important role and is essential to animal wellbeing and productivity. Many nutritional parameters contribute to the overall silage and feed quality. Two parameters that have a high impact on the quality are dry matter- and crude protein

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