Visit Lely at World Dairy Expo 2014

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 29, 2014

Lely is gearing up for another great World Dairy Expo!

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Plan to See World Dairy Expo's Virtual Farm Tour Featuring Lepples’ Ridge-View Farm, Inc.

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 26, 2014

World Dairy Expo gets underway next week and Lely is proud to be a sponsor of the World Dairy Expo Virtual Farm Tour! This year’s tour will spotlight Lely “family members” of Lepples’ Ridge-View Farm, Inc. of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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Burkhalter Family Organic Dairy Using Lely Astronaut A4 Milking System

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 25, 2014

The Burkhalter Family Organic Dairy in Rosburg, Wash., was featured this week by Nick Nikkila of the Chinook Observer. The Bukhalters are using Lely Astronaut A4 automatic milking systems. Read an excerpt below and read more by clicking here.

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Topics: Astronaut A4, dairy farm, Live Life Lely, robotic milking

Wordless Wednesday - Lely Astronaut A4 Installation Class

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 24, 2014

This photo was taken at a Lely Astronaut A4 Installation class in Woodstock, Ontario last week that was led by Lely's TSSNA team (Technical Services Support of North America). Participating Lely Centers included: Finger Lakes Dairy Services, LBJ Farm Equipment, Beaudry Morin and Avonbank.

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Topics: A4, Astronaut A4, Canada, Live Life Lely, Wordless Wednesday

Lely Juno Benefits

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 23, 2014

The Lely Juno feed pusher moves along the feeding alley automatically, thereby following the feed fence. When in operation, the machine pushes the feed towards the feed fence without disturbing the cows. Since the Lely Juno is a stand-alone machine, barn modifications are seldom required, and it can be used in almost any type of barn.

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More and More Cows Are Giving Milk (To Robots)

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 22, 2014

Nate Tullar, of Orford, New Hampshire, was recently in a feature by Charlotte Albright of Vermont Public Radio about his dairy farm’s conversion to using Lely robotic milking systems.

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Why Should You Consider Lely’s Calm Automatic Calf Feeder?

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 19, 2014

The best start for your calves includes a Lely Calm Automatic Calf Feeder.

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Vote for Lely T4C InHerd in Dairy Herd Management Innovation Awards 2014

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 18, 2014

Vote for the Lely T4C (Time for Cows) InHerd mobile management system to win one of Dairy Herd Management Innovation Awards 2014. To vote, please click on the Lely T4C InHerd image at this link.

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Wordless Wednesday - Lely North America...Giving Back to the Community!

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 17, 2014

Lely North America employees recently held a food drive for the Pella Food Shelf. They exceeded their goal of items collected by 28 percent.

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Westview Farm Using Lely Vector Automatic Feeding System

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 16, 2014

Earlier this year, Galen Nolt, owner of Westview Farm in Peach Bottom, PA, installed the first Lely Vector automatic feeding system in the United States. They recently held an open house and Nolt has been featured in an article by Farm Progress.

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Behind the Red Wall - Meet More Lely Employees

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 15, 2014

Lely is fortunate to have a team of experts, covering various subject areas, who are passionate about the job they do and the people they serve. Meet more of these dedicated individuals.

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Watch the Lely Vector Fully Automatic Feeding System in Action

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 12, 2014

The Lely Vector fully automatic feeding system consists of a feed kitchen with a feed grabber, plus a mixing and feeding robot. The feed kitchen is the area in which several feed types are stored, the feed grabber then selects, picks and loads the feed into the mixing and feeding robot; which in turn automatically delivers the mixed ration to the correct place at the feeding gate in the barn. See the Lely Vector in action in this video.

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Topics: Live Life Lely, Vector

Last Day to See Lely at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 11, 2014

Stop to see Lely at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Today is Dairy Day and is the last day of the show.

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Wordless Wednesday -- Lely at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 10, 2014

Stop to see live milking or the Lely Vector automatic feeding system in action at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show today and tomorrow.  @outdoorfarmshow   #cofs14

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See Lely at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 09, 2014
This is the official opening ceremony at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show with Doug Wagner, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show President and Jeff Leal, Minister Rural Affairs, Ontario and Franco Vaccarino of the University of Guelph.
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Behind the Red Wall

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 08, 2014

At Lely, it’s not about the nuts and bolts, it’s about the people. This mentality most certainly applies to our customers, but it also applies to our employees. Lely understands that our people must enjoy what they do in order for the company, as a whole, to be successful. It is happy employees that wish to contribute more and truly care about the greater cause. This is the Lely way of thinking.

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Lely Vector Data Results

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 05, 2014

Data from 17 Lely Vector farms was collected between 2011 and 2013. The following results were found when comparing farms one year before feeding with the Vector and one year after:
• Average milk production increase of almost 4 lbs with the same feeds available
• Reduced labor by at least 78% on all farms
        o 43% saved 300-500 hours per year
        o 35% saved more than 500 hours per year
• Farm savings of 970-1,530 gallons of diesel per year by eliminating need for tractor and      TMR mixer
• Herd behavior changed, stimulating free cow traffic
• Feeding 24 hours per day increased rumination, and in turn, improved feed efficiency

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Wordless Wednesday - "Milking sure changed since I was a kid."-- Matt Cannon.

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 03, 2014

#WordlessWednesday

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Topics: Lely A4, Live Life Lely, Robotic Milking

Meet Darren Sanders, Lely Center FMS Advisor

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 02, 2014

Meet Darren Sanders, Local FMS Advisor 

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Topics: Live Life Lely

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