100% women-owned creamery integrates automation to increase cow comfort and yields

In 2000, Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co. was the first creamery in California to offer a locally made blue cheese made from raw milk and produced on their own farm. Their story, however, begins much earlier than that.

Customer Highlight: Fiscalini Dairy

For Brian Fiscalini, the journey to award winning cheeses has lasted almost 140 years. His family emigrated from Switzerland in the late 1800s, settling in present day Cambria, California. His family worked at a local dairy until 1912 when his great-grandfather prospected and purchased 160 acres in Modesto, CA, opening a working dairy just two years later in 1914.

Future-proof dairying

Lely Orbiter

Lely is developing a possible solution, which has the potential to increase the value of milk and strengthen links with consumers. It is a fair, direct, and pure way to increase the value of your herd’s milk. The concept is an on-farm dairy processor, the Lely Orbiter – a system that makes processing milk on the farm affordable, practical, safe and, above all, profitable.

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