Lely Red Barn Discount Promotion has been Extended!!

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 31, 2014

Happy Halloween! We have a spooky good deal for you...our Lely Red Barn discount promotion has been extended through the end of 2014! Contact your local Lely Center to learn how you can save big on Lely barn products.

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From Farm Barbie: "The Robots are Here!"

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 30, 2014

One thing that excites us, here at Lely, is the excitement of a family who has just received their Lely robots from our factory in Pella, IA. On Tuesday, we saw "Farm Barbie's" Facebook post that "The robots are here!"

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#Wordless Wednesday - Lely Dairy Express On-Boarding Employee Event

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 29, 2014

Lely's first On-Boarding Employee Event was held in Pella, IA, on Tuesday, October 28.  Twelve employees participated. The Lely Dairy Express On-Boarding tour consisted of Lely history, product information and some fun!

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Turning a Crazy Idea into Reality

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 28, 2014

Read an article by Krista Kuzma with Dairy Star on a family operation that converted to using Lely robotic automatic milking systems.

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Family Shares Robotic Milking Experiences

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 27, 2014

Gloria Hafemeister wrote an article in Wisconsin State Farmer  on Lepples' Ridge View Farm. The Lepples shared their experiences on using a Lely automatic robotic milking system when they appeared for the World Dairy Expo Virtual Tour presentation.

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PDPW Technology Farm Tours - Part 2

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 24, 2014

Yesterday we featured an article from Macy Sarbacker, Agri-View Dairy Editor, who attended the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Dairy Technology Tours last week. Today, we feature a second article. This one is on York Dairy.

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PDPW Technology Farm Tours

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 23, 2014

The Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Dairy Technology Tours were held last week in different regions of the state. The farms featured up to eight robot units, including Lely and competitive models. Tour stops also focused on other technologies, such as robotic feed pushers, auto calf feeders, heat technology and the latest technologies affecting the dairy industry.

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Wordless Wednesday -- Sunny Glade Farms Thanksgiving Video

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 22, 2014

For this Wordless Wednesday, we have a video diary of photos from Sunny Glade Farms.

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Ben Vanderbilt: A lean, robot herd-managing machine

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 21, 2014

This article recently appeared in Progressive Dairyman

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Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner!

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 17, 2014
Dalton’s family: Sister Breeanne, brother Dillon, mother Jennifer and uncle Jeremy Dankert
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Lely Farm Management Support (FMS) Teams Help Producers Achieve Goals

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 16, 2014

Lely Farm Management Support (FMS) teams provide one-on-one support, tailored to each specific operation, before, during and after robot installation.

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#Wordless Wednesday

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 15, 2014

#Wordless Wednesday -These gentlemen were in Pella recently for Lely Installation Training. This is the first step to becoming a certified Lely robot technician. Good work!

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Top 9 Reasons Water Quality Matters for Dairy Cows - from Dairy Herd Management

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 14, 2014

Recently, in Dairy Herd Management, Dr. Dana Tomlinson with Zinpro Corporation wrote some of the top reasons why water quality matters for dairy cows.

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Dairy Technology Tours This Week in Wisconsin

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 13, 2014

The Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Dairy Technology Tours will visit nine robotic milking farms in three different regions this week, departing at 8:30 a.m. and returning at 5 p.m. each day. The farms will have up to eight robot units, featuring Lely and competitive models. Tour stops also will focus on other technologies, such as robotic feed pushers, auto calf feeders, heat technology and the latest technologies affecting the dairy industry. 

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Topics: dairy industry, farmers, Lely, Live Life Lely

Richmond Farm Tops in Ontario with Nine Milking Robots

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 10, 2014

Farmers Forum writer, Brandy Harrison, recently featured Martin Schouten of Richmond, Ontario who operates nine Lely A4 Astronaut robotic milking systems.

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Lancaster Farming Article: Peach Bottom Cows Fed by First U.S. Vector Robot

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 09, 2014

Lancaster Farming published an article by Charlene M. Shupp which features Galen Nolt and his family who operate Westview Farm in Peach Bottom, PA.

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Topics: Astronaut A4, dairy, Live Life Lely, Vector

#Wordless Wednesday - World Dairy Expo 2014

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 08, 2014

We enjoyed our time at the 2014 World Dairy Expo. Here are just a few of the images that capture the fun we had. It was great to see so many people. Visit Lely again soon!

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5 Benefits of a Lely Juno Feed Pusher

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 07, 2014

The Lely Juno automatic feed pusher continuously pushes feed back up to the feed fence, within easy reach of your cows. The cows are not given the opportunity to be selective since an equal quantity of fresh feed is available at the feed fence day and night.

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Six Months in, Family says Robotic Milking Delivers ‘Smooth Ride’

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 06, 2014

Tri-State Neighbor reporter, Barry Amundson, recently featured the Nussbaum family of Garretson, South Dakota, who is happy with their Lely A4 Astronaut robotic milking systems, Lely Juno automatic feed pusher and a Lely Discovery mobile barn cleaner. Not only is the Nussbaum family happy, but so are the cows, evidenced by the increased production with a few giving more than 100 pounds of milk a day. Read an excerpt of the article below or check out the entire article.

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Learn About the Lely Vector Automatic Feeding System at World Dairy Expo

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 03, 2014

Stop and talk to the Lely folks while you’re at World Dairy Expo!

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Nine Lely robots on the Job at Schouten Farm

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 02, 2014

Robotic milking systems in today's commercial dairy barns are becoming a more common sight as farmers seek more consistent production, increases in labor efficiency, and to improve their margins.

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The people have spoken -- Lely T4C InHerd Wins 2014 Dairy Herd Management Innovation Awards People's Choice Award

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 01, 2014

The people have spoken. The Lely T4C InHerd Management System won the People's Choice Award of Dairy Herd Management's Dairy Herd Management Innovation Awards. The awards reception was held last night during World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis.

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