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Vending Machines to Start Selling Beef

Vending Machines to Start Selling Beef

SEOUL, Jun. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting at the end of this month, beef will be available through IoT-based vending machines for purchase by consumers. The measure is aimed at relaxing measures previously binding the livestock industry while helping consumers gain easier access to beef. When beef goes on sale at vending machines, consumers will [...]

Elderly Farmers Lack Awareness of Hot Weather Dangers

Elderly Farmers Lack Awareness of Hot Weather Dangers

SEOUL, Jun. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — As the thermometer inches up every day, medical experts say elderly farmers in the countryside should be more alert and careful. According to statistics published domestically, 74.2 percent of heat-related illnesses in people over the age of 65 occurred outdoors in the field or on the road. The supporting [...]

Famous YouTuber to Showcase Korean Food Ingredients

Famous YouTuber to Showcase Korean Food Ingredients

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced yesterday that along with aT Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation, the Ministry will be showcasing Korean food ingredients to American consumers thanks to the help of YouTube star Maangchi. Addressing the theme “Red and spicy vegetable food ingredients of [...]

Unmanned Chicken Farms in the Works

Unmanned Chicken Farms in the Works

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Innotek unveiled plans yesterday to develop AI smart farm technology that would make unmanned poultry farms possible. A joint venture with the National Institute of Animal Science, the new project will utilize big data on poultry as well as innovations such as deep learning and high-tech camera sensors. [...]

Egg Certification Initiative Lacks Sufficient Publicity

Egg Certification Initiative Lacks Sufficient Publicity

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — According to a new survey, many consumers have heard of the “certified” eggs that follow guidelines of welfare practices for livestock, but most do not know of the policy or its mark. The certification system operated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs identifies farms that create [...]