Lely's celebration of 25 years of automation continues at the World Ag Expo, the largest annual agricultural exposition of its kind, where more than 1,500 exhibitors from around the world will be encouraging the newest conversations, innovations and inventions in the industry. This year, it will take place February 13 - 15 at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California.
If high workloads and lack of routine, coupled with low production, labor or low margins are challenges on your farm, DairyWise may be the solution for you. By setting in motion permanent and significant improvements, you can improve overall farm performance and the process of milk production in a lean and more efficient way.
Matthew Costello, Genetic Product Manager for CRV USA, spoke at the Lely Farm Management Support conference last spring about genetics and robot operations, and shared some of his insight on genetics and the dairy industry.
You’re busy and have a million daily chores to see to so why not take at least one thing off the list and automate your calf feeding? The Lely Calm automatic calf feeder will supply the correct portion and concentration of feed spread over the day, resembling the natural behavior of the calf.
Ten minutes a day will keep the doctor away! Proper daily maintenance routines are vital for robot owners who don’t want the robot calling in the middle of the night with issues. Kick off 2018 the right way by committing to having better daily routines that will make your lives easier in the long run.
Lely North America is proud to announce the recipients of the Lely North America Future of Dairy Scholarship Program, which provides support to those who will help build the future of the industry.
How good can milking robots be? Just ask Pete Postma and Sons Dairies, LP, based in Modesta, California. Currently milking 1,900 Holstein and Jersey purebred cows, the Postmas decided to build a new barn and transition to Lely robots in two phases.
Are you the "feed pusher" at your dairy? Do you have to sit in a skid steer loader twice a day to complete the job? Or is it an after-school chore for your kids, involving a broom or shovel? Are their schedules, such as basketball, wrestling, choir practice or social activitities distracting them from consistently pushing feed up to the cows? What are your cows eating at 2 a.m.?
Technology is all around us, including in dairy barns. With all the advancements in technology, it is increasingly common to find at least one piece of robotic dairy equipment in dairies all over the world.
Winter can be challenging for any livestock operation and without proper attention, it can lead to problems. Dairies with robotic milking systems are no exception.