The new SCiO Cup from Consumer Physics is a portable, lab-grade forage dry matter analyzer. The smartphone-operated device transforms feed analysis by enabling frequent dry matter analysis. SCiO Cup enables on-farm decision making, ensuring consistent dry matter intake, and reducing feed leftovers. Also, the SCiO Cup can be used on-field for planning silage harvest timing at optimal moisture levels.

“We bring lab-level accuracy to the farm, with added simplicity,” said Terry Allen, Consumer Physics’ North America Head of Business Development. “The process is instant and simple – fill SCiO Cup with green chop or silage, click the button once, and get results on your phone within ten seconds.”

Allen added that Cargill and other leading feed and nutritionist brands use the SCiO Cup.

SCiO Cup supports dry matter analysis of chopped corn silage (green and ensiled), legumes silage, grass silage, small grains silage, and mixed silage. Silage calibrations are seamlessly and continuously updated in the cloud to assure seasonal and regional accuracy. SCiO Cup also enables users to track past dry matter results and trends across time, per field, or feed bunker/pit.

SCiO Cup is a rechargeable battery operated and can scan more than 1000 samples on a single charge. It is rugged and shock-resistant, designed for on-field applications, and comes with a protective carrying case.