Every year, the National Dairy Shrine (NDS) honors the individuals that have helped to pioneer the industry. Charles “Pete” Knigge of Omro, Wisconsin is among this year’s winners. Knigge Farms was the first robotic milking farm in the United States. The facility was an early adaptor of freestall housing and TRM feeding. Knigge has also served a leadership role in numerous state and local dairy and civic organizations.
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.
Today in the news The Country Today, featured Wisconsin dairy farmers (and brothers) Mark and Bruce Wichmann. According to the article, the family works about 650 acres of land south of Black Creek, WI, in Outagamie County.
Queen Máxima has officially opened the Lely Greenest Innovation Campus in Maasluis (Netherlands) on the occasion of its opening ceremony. With this campus Lely - as the worldwide market leader in dairy farm automation - paves the way towards sustainable and innovative business in the agricultural sector, making real innovation contribute to an enjoyable future for both people and animals.
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On this Wordless Wednesday we share a photo from Triangle Farms. Martin DeGroot watches as the third cow is milked in the robot. This is Living Life Lely!
When deciding if robotic milking is 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.
The fascinating world of Lely robotics continues to grab attention in a recent article by Utah based publication, The Herald Journal. The author, Clark Israelsen, is a Cache County Extension agent specializing in agriculture.
Come learn more about how robotic milking and Lely innovation can improve your dairy operation. Ohio based Lely dealer, W.G. Dairy Supply, Inc., will host two meetings/farm tours at the end of January. The public is welcome to attend on either date available: Jan. 23, or Jan. 30. The itinerary will remain the same for both events.
On this Wordless Wednesday we share a collection of photos from Leedle Farms located in Lake Geneva, WI. They sure have one cute little farmhand! Visit their Facebook page to see more photos of the family Living Life Lely!