Hoenhorst Farms Ltd. Joins Lely North America Red Cow Community

Posted by Team Lely on Aug 28, 2017

Lely North America with Lely Center Woodstock recently presented a red cow to the Wensink family and team members at Hoenhorst Farms, Ltd. after their transition from six Lely Astronaut A3 automatic milking systems to eight Lely Astronaut A4 robots. Lely recognizes Dairy XL operations that have eight Lely robots or more by presenting them with a “red” Lely cow to display on their farm. The cow signifies their entrance into the red cow community.

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Lely Celebrates 25 Years of Robotic Milking Advancements

Posted by Peter Langebeeke on Aug 21, 2017

What do you remember from 1992? Here are some highlights:

  • Microsoft released Windows 3.1
  • SMS messaging was used for the first time, sending the first text message
  • The first web browser, Mosaic, debuted to help us navigate the world wide web
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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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Topics: #LelyLife

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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