Old Girls Can Learn New Tricks: Good-Vue Farms Embraces Automated Feeding System

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 20, 2017

Linda Hanson and son Mathew took to the stage at World Dairy Expo in October 2017 to share a Virtual Farm Tour and to detail their experiences from when they first began to consider an automated feeding system for their dairy operation to where they are at today, about one year after start-up.

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3 Common Milking Robot Myths

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 13, 2017

When deciding if milking robots are the right fit for you and your operation, it is important to have all of the facts. Lely is dedicated to providing the dairy industry with relevant and useful information, ensuring that all producers are informed producers. Today we share a few common robotic milking myths.

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Lely Silicone Teat Liners: Designed with the Robot and Your Dairy Cow in Mind

Posted by Tony Solon on Sep 28, 2017

With many options available, choosing a liner can be a bit perplexing. It’s an important decision that can have a huge impact on udder health and efficiency.

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Lely Celebrates 25 Years of Robotic Milking

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 18, 2017

 

On August 18, 1992, exactly 25 years ago, the first milk from the Lely Astronaut flowed into the milk tank, marking an important step in dairy automation for farms all over the world. This meant that an entire generation of dairy farmers would grow up with this form of robotic dairy milkers and all the benefits they brought. We would like to celebrate this milestone with you by offering a special anniversary promotion.

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Future of Dairy Scholarship Program Returns for Second Year

Posted by Team Lely on Sep 01, 2017

“How would you explain the benefits of dairy automation to consumers?” If you know the answer to this, you may be interested in applying for the Future of Dairy Scholarship Program. We are proud to once again present the Future of Dairy Scholarship Program sponsored by Lely North America. In the program’s second year, five qualified students residing in the United States and/or Canada will be chosen to receive a one-year, $1,000 scholarship.  

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Organic farms use robots to increase milk production, integrate grazing

Posted by Jim Elliott on Aug 10, 2017

*Published on July 31, 2017 in Progressive Dairyman. Jim Elliott is the Assistant Regional Manager for Lely.

With the rising demand for organic milk, more dairy operations are choosing robotic milkers to help increase milk production, answer labour issues and help with herd health.

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Automation Helps Dairy Family Stay Involved in 4-H

Posted by Team Lely on Aug 04, 2017

On a family dairy farm in Harbor Beach Michigan, Darrin and Barbara Siemen raise their three children to understand the value of hard work. Elliott (14), Adrienne (12) and Riley (8) help their parents on the Prime Land Farm by feeding chickens 

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Tips for Financing Robotic Dairy Equipment

Posted by Team Lely on Jul 25, 2017

Dairy producers often seek guidance on obtaining financing for automation. We asked one of our industry partners to help answer many questions we receive.

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Dairy farmer blogs about herd health with robots

Posted by Team Lely on Jul 10, 2017

Ashley Messing-Kennedy is a mother, wife, millennial, dairy farmer, blogger, agricultural advocate and owner of several Lely robots. Kennedy, along with her husband and daughter, are the third generation on their family’s dairy farm near Bad Axe, Michigan.

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Lely T4C 3.6 Adds Advanced Filter Feature

Posted by Team Lely on Jun 30, 2017

Lely T4C (Time-For-Cows) management system already kept you up-to-date with everything going on in your barn and acts as a library, operating system, herdsman, personal assistant and trainer. Now, having full, remote control over your farm with Lely T4C just got even easier thanks to the addition of Advanced Filters. Several default filter groups, which can be edited, have been created, with users also having the option to create new filter groups.

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Topics: #LelyLife, T4C

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