Robotic Revolution: The Latest in Milking Technology

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 29, 2015

Richard Banks with www.myfarmlife.com, wrote about Todd and Murray Schnarr of Alma, Ontario, who have converted to Lely automatic milking systems in order to save on labor costs. Read an excerpt of the article below or the entire article and video here.

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The Cost of Feeding Robots

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 25, 2015

Laura Martin, M.Sc, a dairy nutritionist with Kenpal Farm Products in Centralia, wrote this article that appeared in the Western Dairy Farmer in May 2015. Here is an excerpt. 

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#WordlessWednesday - Lely Juno in action

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 24, 2015

Lely Juno getting the job done! photo by Jennifer Carrico

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Ben Smink, Lely FMS Senior Consultant, to Present at Precision Dairy Conference

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 23, 2015

Ben Smink, Lely Farm Management Support Senior Consultant, will present Robotic Milking Systems Data Analysis: Factors Associated with Increased Production per Cow per Day and Production per Robot per Day on Thursday June 25 at 8:15 a.m. at the Precision Dairy Farming Conference and Expo at the Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, Minn. Lely North America is a sponsor and will have a display at the conference that is co-hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the University of Minnesota.

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Lely sponsors Precision Dairy Farming Conference this week

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 22, 2015

Lely North America is proud to sponsor and take part in the Precision Dairy Farming Conference and Expo this week, June 24 & 25 at the Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, Minn.

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June Dairy Month Special: Robotics in Dairy Farms

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 19, 2015

A 2015 June Dairy Month special on WFRV-TV hosted by Ag Reporter Mike Austin discusses advances in technology including Lely robotic milking at Wichman Farms.

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Happy cows live at a robotic dairy

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 18, 2015

Jennifer Carrico with High Plains Journal has featured Brad and Monica Nussbaum of South Dakota who built a dairy barn with two Lely robots.  Read an excerpt below from the feature or read the entire article here.

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#WordlessWednesday - Lely FMSNA #LelyKnowHow

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 17, 2015

The Lely North America Farm Management Support (FMS) team includes trained Senior Robot Advisors and experts in areas of feed nutrition, veterinary medicine and more. In its aim for continuous improvements, Lely has established the FMS group to raise the quality of management advice given to its dairy farmer customers.

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Breakfast on the Farm - Iowa's Dairy Center

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 16, 2015

Join the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation for the 6th annual Breakfast on the Farm Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 8:30 a.m.-noon at Iowa's Dairy Center, Calmar, Iowa.

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"Into the unknown" - Hoard's Dairyman June issue

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 15, 2015

In the June issue of Hoard's Dairyman, writer Maggie Seiler features Galen Nolt and Westview Farms in Peach Bottom, PA, for having operated a Lely Vector for one year.

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And the WINNERS ARE.......

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 12, 2015

On behalf of the entire Lely team we are excited to announce the winners of the "DID JUNO" contest give-away.  Congratulations to each of the following: Peter Sturkenboom of Westlock, Alberta Canada and Delvin Halteman of Quarryville, PA USA.  Each dairy producer will receive one Juno 100 Feed Pusher on behalf of Lely North America. We want to thank everyone who entered into the contest and encourage you to follow us on Facebook where we will launch future contests.

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Open House at Cinnamon Ridge Farms June 24

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 12, 2015

The month of June is a great time to celebrate the dairy industry. Consumers and fellow farmers are encouraged to eat more dairy and even visit a dairy farm.  Many dairies have open houses during June.

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#WordlessWednesday - Lely T4C InHerd

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 10, 2015

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Historic Dublin farm steps into the future with robotic dairy

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 09, 2015

Writer Tonia Moxley with the Roanoke Times features the Flory family who converted from a conventional dairy to using Lely robots and an automated milking system. Read an excerpt below or the entire article here.

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Lely's Farm Management Support team shares #LelyKnowHow

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 08, 2015

A group of dairy enthusiasts recently gathered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan at the Riverview Colony to learn how to take care of cattle on automated dairy farms. The team soaked-up information so that they can share their #LelyKnowHow to their local producers. The attendees - of which many are independent nutritionists -are now equipped with knowledge to consult on feeding rations and maximize cow comfort. If you'd like to expand your #LelyKnowHow contact a member of Lely's Farm Management support team to learn about the qualifications to be eligible for FMS L1 training.

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Dairy Month Celebrated in Wisconsin - Lely Farm Featured

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 04, 2015

WAOW News in north central Wisconsin celebrated June Dairy Month this week by visiting Misty Hollow Farms near Athens which added a Lely Astronaut automatic milking system to their dairy a couple years ago. See the news segment by clicking here.

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May Winners of #LelyLife "More" Photo Contest

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 03, 2015

Congratulations to our May winners of the 2015 #LelyLife "More" Photo Contest!

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Celebrate Dairy Month!

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 02, 2015

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