With ice and snow storms covering much of North America, it can be hard to break out of the winter blues. 170 visitors to Saint-Agaspit, Quebec didn’t let a little cold weather, rain or ice stop them from enjoying their day riding snowmobiles for the fifth annual Lely Ski-Doo Day.
Building the future of the dairy industry is something Lely North America is passionate about. In its third year, Lely’s scholarship program aids students as they pursue a degree that will do just that. Recently, Brandon Strupp was named the recipient of the 2018 $1,000 scholarship. Strupp will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he is a freshman in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Lely North America has selected five applicants to receive a $1,000 scholarship to assist them as they pursue their degrees that will allow them to contribute to the dairy industry. Rachel O’Leary was selected by a panel of independent, dairy-industry experts based on her exceptional qualifications, essay response to the question ’How would you explain the benefits of dairy automation to consumers,’ and letters of recommendation.
One of five recipients of Lely North America’s $1,000 scholarship for 2018, Geneffer Sweatman was chosen because of her outstanding dedication to the dairy industry. An active member in both 4-H and FFA while growing up in South Carolina, she now attends Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and is majoring in Animal Science.
Lely North America is pleased to announce that Courtney Krieger is one of five recipients awarded a $1,000 Lely Scholarship. Krieger, a fourth generation producer on her family’s Ohio dairy farm, is attending The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute majoring in agribusiness.
Lely North America is proud to announce the five winners chosen to receive a $1,000 scholarship to aid in their pursuit to build the future of the dairy industry.
Lely North America has been a leader in the dairy industry for more than 25 years and has a strong commitment to continue making farmers’ lives easier with innovative solutions and tailored services. With the many exciting opportunities for further growth and adoption of automation within the dairy and livestock segments, Lely is pleased to announce that Lely North America will be significantly expanding its investment, commitment and physical presence in North America.
Labor challenges, cow comfort and increased milk production are all reasons dairy producers across the world are turning to automation in their barns. Carol Ryan Dumas of Capital Press writes about Heglar Creek Dairy, a 2,000-cow dairy operation, weighed their options and decided to make the investment to install Lely robotics in their new barn.