Lely is proud to welcome Austin Day to the North American team, where he serves as the Dairy XL Sales Specialist for the Western Region in the United States and Canada. In his new role, Austin is responsible for working with Lely Centers in the growth of sales in the large herd dairy sector.
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.
It wasn’t wrapped under a tree, but a large present for Caleb Stam and Nathaniel Stam arrived on a semi last week as they received two brand new Lely milking robots. The brothers, who farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa, are looking forward to transitioning their dairy operation to robotic milking next year, after construction of their new barn is complete.
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.
Lely is proud to welcome Steve Sweet to its North American team as a Senior Farm Management Support Advisor for Dairy XL. In his role, he will work with Lely Centers and large herd dairies providing guidance and dairy management support for all aspects of robotic milking.
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.
Thomson Services, owned by Colin and April Thomson, is one of the newest Lely Centers in the US. Based in Dublin, TX, Thomson Services has built a business based on providing quality products, outstanding service and exceptional customer service.
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.