April 10, 2018
The Lely Astronaut A5 marks a new milestone in robotic milking
At the Lely Future Farm Days, held at their head office in The Netherlands, Lely introduced a new milestone in milking: the Lely Astronaut A5. Observation of cow-machine interaction and feedback from many farmers has led to the creation of a system that combines proven automatic milking principles with unmatched reliability, ease of use and cost efficiency. The new A5 milking robot means stress-free milking for both the farmer and their cows.
April 10, 2018
The new Lely Juno takes automatic feed pushing to the next level
At the Lely Future Farm Days, Lely announces the latest innovation in automatic feed pushing: a greatly enhanced Lely Juno. Thanks to the Juno, Lely has gained over 10 years of experience in automatic feed pushing, and six years with the Vector automatic feeding system. All of this knowledge has been harnessed to ensure this third-generation Juno is easier to implement in all kinds of barn situations, easier to operate and capable of pushing feed in multiple barns across the farm. All Lely innovations focus on the cow as the central point. By using smart technology, the new Juno ensures there is always clean feed for each individual cow, and that a positive effect on animal health, fertility and production yields financial results.
April 10, 2018
Vision on the future of dairy farming presented at Lely Future Farm Days
Lely celebrates its 70th anniversary with a look into the future dairy farm
At the Lely Future Farm Days, Lely presented its vision of the sustainable, fully robotic dairy farm, designed around the cow and committed to the principle of management by exception.
Sept. 18, 2017
Lely celebrates 25 years of robotic milking with the anniversary action ’Celebrate Generations’
On August 18, exactly 25 years ago the first milk from the Lely Astronaut flowed into the milk tank. An important step for the automation of dairy farms all over the world. This means that an entire generation of dairy farmers grew up with this form of automation. With the slogan 'Celebrate Generations' Lely would like to celebrate this milestone with a special anniversary promotion.
June 9, 2017
Agreement on request for advice and social plan
allows Lely to focus fully on agricultural robotics and data
Maassluis, 9 June 2017 – Lely´s Joint Works Council has advised on the plan announced in March of the intended sale of Lely’s Forage business and the anticipated organisational adjustments. In addition, the company and the trade unions have reached an agreement on the Social Plan. This means that the intended sale of all Forage activities – the production of forage harvesting machines – to AGCO can become effective as of 1 October 2017. After this date, Lely will continue to strengthen its leading position as an innovator in the dairy market.
March 15, 2017
Lely intends to sell the forage business to AGCO Corporation
Focus on agricultural robotics and data
The international family-owned company, Lely, plans to sell its Forage business, which produces forage harvesting machines to AGCO Corporation, a recognised worldwide as a leading player in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery.