Lely Launches Monthly Newsletter

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 31, 2014

The dairy industry is a tireless one and Lely understands the value of your time. That is why we have put together a monthly newsletter, highlighting content from Lelylife.com, which will include:

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Lely Open Barn Event | April 4

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 28, 2014

Lely Center Woodstock invites you to learn more about the Lely Astronaut robotic milking system. Come see the Lely A4 robotic milking machine, as well as the Lely Juno automatic feed pusher, Lely Discovery mobile barn cleaner and the Lely Luna cow brush in action!

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Wordless Wednesday - March 26

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 26, 2014

On this Wordless Wednesday we share some pie fun! The Professional Dairy Producer’s Foundation raised $22,525.00 earlier this month with an epic pie eating contest. Former White House Chef, Walter Scheib (pictured third from the left), participated. How fun!

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Meet FMS Advisor, Adam Steiner

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 24, 2014
Adam Steiner, Senior Service Technician for Dairy Services Inc. and Lely FMS Advisor
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Lely Lecture | Michigan State University

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 21, 2014

Earlier this week Lely's Farm Management Support Manager, Ben Smink, gave a lecture to Michigan State University graduate students interested in robot farm management and grazing. Smink began with the history of robotic milking, outlining the evolution of the robot with the introduction to the North American market in 2001, up until present with the focus being on dairy management.

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Wordless Wednesday - March 19

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 19, 2014

On this Wordless Wednesday we share a photo of our training Vector robot arriving from the North American tour. Iowa, British Columbia, Ottawa, Woodstock.

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Lely Open House | Easton, NY

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 17, 2014

Lely Center Albany and O.A. Borden and Sons Inc. invite you to join them to learn more about the Lely Astronaut robotic milking system. Come see the farm’s two Lely A4 robotic milkers, Lely Juno automatic feed pusher and Lely Luna cow brushes in action!

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Meet Rueth Farms | Lely Startup & Preparation

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 14, 2014

The Farm: Rueth Farms is located in Loyal, WI and is a second generation dairy farm. Ronald and Sharon Rueth purchased the farm in 1971 from Dale and Virgina Young and proceeded to raise six children there. Rick, son of Ronald and Sharon, and his wife, Pam, took over the farm in 1999 and now operate it with a little help from their four children, Jake (17), Nick (15), Hailey (13) and Alyssa (11). Ronald Rueth still helps with labor, while Sharon helps with calf feeding.

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Wordless Wednesday - March 12

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 12, 2014

On this Wordless Wednesday we share some Canadian pride! This Lely robot was inspired by Luke Geleynse, co-owner of Dundas Agri Systems.

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Lely Producer | Windstott Farm | In the News

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 10, 2014

Bill and Trina Kilcer moved to Genoa, NY, in 1992, where they raised their three children and still farm today. Windstott Farm sets on 230 acres and milks 120 cows with the help of two Lely Astronaut robotic milking systems. The Democrat & Chronicle recently wrote an article on the Kilcers, Human-free milking could revolutionize state dairies, outlining the impact robots have had on the operation.

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Welcome Mark Rose | Farm Management Support

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 07, 2014
Mark Rose | Lely Farm Management Support
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Wordless Wednesday - March 5

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 05, 2014

On this Wordless Wednesday we share a photo of Tibben Farms in Brinston, ON, Canada. They have three A4's and room for another!

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Lely Producer | O.A. Borden & Sons

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 03, 2014

Lely producer, O.A. Borden & Sons, of Washington County, NY, has been catching the attention of the media recently and for good reason! The farm was established in 1837 and is now a seventh generation operation, milking 200 cows as well as managing an 18-acre apple orchard and a farm store.

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Recording Available | Lely In Penn State Extension Webinar

Posted by Team Lely on Mar 03, 2014

On Tuesday, February 25, Ben Smink, Farm Management Support Manager for Lely North America, discussed transitioning to robotic milking in a webinar hosted by the Penn State Extension. A recording of the webinar, Technology Tuesdays: Feed Management & Success Factors for a Successful Robot Start-up, is now available to the public on the Extension's website. Presentations touched on feed management and managing a successful robot start-up

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