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March 2012 Blog Posts (5)

Friday Focus – Critical success factors for transitioning to robotic milking

An inquiry held amongst 104 North American farmers, who started with robotic milking between 2008 and 2010, has given us insight into the factors that are critical for a successful transition to robotic milking.

Results for Milk Production and Quality (pre-post robotic milking):

  • Milk yield improved by 6.3% over all herds.
  • Milk yield improved…
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Added by Lely North America on March 23, 2012 at 8:45am — No Comments

White, Meinholz and York elected to PDPW Board

March 15, 2012  The members of Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) elected one new individual to the board of directors and re-elected two individuals to the board. Linda White, Reedsburg, Wis., was elected to a three-year term on the board while Walter Meinholz, DeForest, Wis., and Keith York, Lake Geneva, Wis., were re-elected to their second three-year term.

 

White owns and operates Kinnamon Ridge Dairy in partnership with her…

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Added by PDPW on March 15, 2012 at 11:05am — No Comments

Lely Astronaut A4 users tell their story – Gaylord Bernard and Emmanuel Decorse

Last week, we shared Karsten Jensen’s robotic milking story in the March 2nd blog, Lely Astronaut A4 users tell their story – Karsten Jensen.

Today, we’d like to introduce you to Gaylord Bernard and Emmanuel Decorse, managers at Gaec de la Voivre farm in France. They currently milk…

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Added by Lely North America on March 9, 2012 at 9:07am — No Comments

Proud to Dairy member wins National Ag Day video contest

Diane Gress of Shreve, Ohio, put her creativity and passion for agriculture to work for the National Ag Day video contest. In her less-than-two-minute video, she explains how technology, government regulations and industry innovations have enabled the…

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Added by Proud to Dairy on March 7, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Lely Astronaut A4 users tell their story – Karsten Jensen

Last week, we shared Arnold van Dorp’s robotic milking story in the February 24th blog, Lely Astronaut A4 users tell their story – Van Dorp dairy farm.

Today, we’d like to introduce you to Karsten Jensen from Denmark. Karsten currently milks 130 cows…

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Added by Lely North America on March 2, 2012 at 11:34am — No Comments

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