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Lely Robots Make Dairy Farming Fun Again for Louwagie Family

Immigrating from Belgium in 1955, the Louwagie family of Hillmanor Farms has been dairy farming in Ontario since 1960. Since its inception, the operation has expanded and utilized a variety of milking systems. Eight years ago, owners Frank and Heather Louwagie chose Lely robotic milking for the further growth opportunities it would offer their farm.

Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 Future of Dairy Scholarship

For the sixth year in a row, Lely North America is pleased to offer future dairy industry leaders the opportunity to apply for the Lely Future of Dairy Scholarship. Since its 2016 launch, this program has provided nearly $30,000 worth of support to students who are studying for careers in the dairy industry.

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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