Lely Reflections: Top 10 Lely activities celebrated in 2014

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 30, 2014

Before we turn the calendar to a new year of activities, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the positives of 2014.  Thank you for making this a year to remember!

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Learning never stops at Lely  

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 23, 2014

At Lely, we believe in constant education of our employees and local Lely Centers. How can we improve the dairy industry and the lives of our producers if we are not growing and improving ourselves?

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High Tech Dairy Cow Comfort

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 22, 2014

Agriculture.com writer John Dietz has featured Happy Rock Holsteins Limited of Gladstone, Manitoba and how they converted to an all-robotic, computer assisted dairy barn in September 2013. Read an except below or the entire article here.

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Christmas fun at Lely's factory

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 19, 2014

Lely employees at the North American headquarters in Pella, IA, enjoyed a Christmas lunch today followed by a festive "Unusual/ugly Christmas holiday attire" contest. Here's a look at our contestants, and a single shot of our grand prize winner who came as...can you guess it? Cousin Eddie from National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation!  The Lely team sends wishes of fun and fellowship to you and your family this holiday season!

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Misty Hollow Farms Featured in News Segment

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 19, 2014

Misty and Eric Vogel of Athens, Wis. operate Misty Hollow Farms. A couple years ago, the Vogels added Lely Astronaut automatic milking systems to their dairy. See how the Lely products have changed their herd and their family. Recently they were featured on a segment for WJFW, Newswatch 12 based in Rhinelader, Wis. Watch it here.

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Wordless Wednesday

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 17, 2014

Thanks to Haasen Farm Ltd. of Timmins, Ontario for sharing the following of their granddaughter: "Future Lely farmer with future Lely cows!"

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Lely Journey

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 11, 2014

This week Lely welcomed North American guests who are visiting Lely dairy operations across the Midwest. This tour, called the Lely Journey, provided an in-depth look at robotic milking systems and living a Lely life. The tour concludes with a visit to the Lely North American facility in Pella.

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#Wordless Wednesday

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 10, 2014

Lely guests are traveling across Minnesota to learn how best to design their barns while seeing others. Hoop style, rafters, pole...which barn style do you prefer? #lelylife

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Pure Holsteins Ltd Taps into Canadian Government Funding to Purchase Lely Robotic Milking System

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 09, 2014
Photo courtesy of The Telegram
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Young farmer: The Robotic Generation

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 05, 2014

We (Lely) had a proud moment this morning when we read a moving piece by one of our Lely robotic milking ambassadors. This young lady belongs to a dairy family in Northeast Iowa that recently transitioned to milking with six A4 Astronauts. However, there is a spin to this story because she also works as Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation's Coordinator in Calmar, IA, where she assisted with the startup of the program's robot barn, which included the installation of two A4 Astronauts about a year ago. 

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Wordless Wednesday - Lely Vector

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 03, 2014

Check out this great feed kitchen. The Lely Vector is in the middle with minerals directly above on the mezzanine.

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Robots in the milking parlor

Posted by Team Lely on Dec 02, 2014

The current issue of Sound Consumer includes a feature by Ariana Taylor-Stanley on Washington’s organic dairies using robots in the milking parlor. Read the excerpt below or the entire article here.

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