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Who Takes the Grand Prize in The Way To Dairy Award?

We are proud to announce that Dustin Takes of Takes Dairy Farm has been named the winner of The Way to Dairy Award. Selected by a panel of independent dairy industry judges, Takes will receive his choice of a new Lely Astronaut A5 milking system or a recently re-launched Vector feeding system.

How the Four Pillars of Robotic Milking Helped Design the Astronaut A5

To design the Astronaut A5, we carried out extended market investigation to gain knowledge about the drivers and values of farmers. The result was that four main pillars fit the need of the markets we are operating in: cow comfort, ease of use, reliability and return on investment.

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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