Wordless Wednesday | National Grilled Cheese Month

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 30, 2014

Did you know that April is National Grilled Cheese Month?

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Topics: Grilled Cheese, Wordless Wednesday

Wrap yourself in Lely Gear

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 30, 2014

Lely is proud to offer new apparel and merchandise to cover you in the Lely brand!  With an all new online retail center, Lely enthusiasts can order a variety of items at LelyGear.com.

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Topics: Gear, Live Life Lely


Posted by Team Lely on Apr 28, 2014

Lely is proud to support the efforts of Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) and Iowa’s Dairy Center. Lely and Fitzgerald, Inc., the local Lely Center in Elkader, IA have worked closely with officials at NICC to give students, facility and staff access to the latest technology for the dairy industry.

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Topics: Dairy News, Live Life Lely, NICC

O. A. Borden & Sons Featured in the New York Times

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 25, 2014

Robotic milking is turning heads outside of the farming community. Early this week, O. A. Borden & Sons was featured in the New York Times. The article focuses on how robotic milking machines are changing the way farmers milk their cows. The reporter credits these “milkbots” for the changing patterns of dairy farm life and alluring younger generations involved in the dairy industry.

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Topics: Lely A4, Live Life Lely, News, O. A. Borden

Wordless Wednesday | Bergsma Family Custom Barn

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 23, 2014

On this Wordless Wednesday, we want to share some photos of an amazing Christmas gift that Cor and Attie Bergsma from Embro, Ontario made for their eight-year-old son, Hedzer Bergsma.

Hedzer saw a barn in a magazine that he really wanted. Cor and Attie discovered it was sold out when they went to the store, and just two weeks before Christmas. So, they decided there was only one thing left to do, build Hedzer a custom Lely Barn!

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Topics: Wordless Wednesday

Earth Day 2014

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 22, 2014

Today marks Earth Day! Here’s to America’s producers and the sustainable advancements that have taken place in the dairy industry throughout the years. 

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Topics: Live Life Lely

Technology helps combat cow health and milk quality issues

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 21, 2014

Technology is no longer the future of dairy; it is an integral part of a modern dairy. Rotating cow brushes increase comfort levels, automatic feed pushers provide constant feed and mobile barn cleaners offer a solution for cow housing hygiene. Advancements in barn technologies, such as these, make it easier for both producers and cows to do their job, and do it well. Having just one piece of the puzzle is extremely effective however; utilizing several components at once certainly affects the outcome. So, how does your Juno, Vector or Discovery affect milk quality and overall cow health when used with your milking robot? There is a circle of efficiency involved.

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Topics: Animal Care, Astronaut, Cow Health, Discovery, Juno, Lely A4, Lely Discovery, Lely Juno, Live Life Lely, milk quality

Behind the Red Wall

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 18, 2014

Lely knows just how important your family is to you, and we feel the same about our own. Live Life Lely is not only a slogan; it is a lifestyle we wish for our customers and also for ourselves. We realize our business can only grow if our people grow; we encourage our people to go that extra mile, supporting them with professional and personal development. It is with the hard work and support of these men and women that Lely has been able to continue to innovate throughout the years. Hear directly from our team about their role in your robotic milking operation:

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Topics: FMS, Live Life Lely, Team

Wordless Wednesday – April 16

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 16, 2014

On this Wordless Wednesday, we are posting a few photos that Robyn Walsh (@WalshRobyn) shared on Twitter yesterday. Robyn works with Post Lely Center in Alma, ON. She is assisting John and Debra Boot, owners and operators of Scaldia Farms, with the start up of their new Lely Astronaut A4 robotic milking machine.

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The Bullvine Reviews Lely's Data

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 14, 2014

Recently the online community, The Bullvine, reviewed the value of crunching cow numbers in an article titled, The Future of Dairy Cattle Breeding Is In the Data.

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Topics: breeding, Dairy Industry, data, Live Life Lely

March #LelyLife Photo Contest Winners

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 11, 2014

We asked you to send us heartwarming and fun photos of  your family and your operation for the #LelyLife Photo Contest. We received a lot of great photos in March and are please to announce the winners for the month.

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Topics: #LelyLife, Live Life Lely

Wordless Wednesday – April 9

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 09, 2014

On this Wordless Wednesday, we’re sharing a few photos from our recent VTM (visit the manufacturer) tour.  Early this month, Lely North America hosted several dairy farmers on a multi-day tour throughout the Midwest. Attendees met with producers that are already using Lely robotic milking systems on their operations. It was an honor to have so many wonderful people spend the week with us!

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Topics: Live Life Lely

Open House | April 14 @ Missy Holsteins in Moose Creek, Ontario

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 07, 2014

Alain and Sylvia Jacquemet will host an open house event Saturday, April 12, 2014 to showcase Missy Holsteins’ retrofitted dairy barn. You will be able to see two Lely A4 Astronaut robotic milking system with activity/rumination collars, the Juno 100 automatic feed pusher and two Luna cow brushes in action. The facility has been retrofitted to free stall design with a separation area and has graviton weight floors, plus SCC modules.

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Topics: Live Life Lely, Ontario, Open House

NICC Ribbon Cutting | New Lely Robot Facility

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 03, 2014

Over 700 people attended the Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Open Barn on March 27, and Lely advisors were on standby to answer their questions. The event was held in celebration of the college’s new robotic milking center located on the NICC campus in Calmar, IA.

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Topics: Live Life Lely, Open House

Wordless Wednesday - April 2

Posted by Team Lely on Apr 02, 2014

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Topics: Live Life Lely

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