Col. Gail Halvorsen spoke to USU students as well as community members Thursday about his time as an airline pilot in World War II, where he was nicknamed the “Candy Bomber.” Halvorsen’s visit to USU commemorates the third anniversary of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Spring seminar, in conjunction with USU’s annual aviation career conference.
Each cow wears a transponder connected with the dairy computer system. Wallentine said when a cow walks in to be milked, the system reads the transponder and recognizes the individual animal. Lasers scan the udder and correctly position the robot for milking. After each session, the robotic milker sanitizes itself for the next cow in line.