'Too Young to Retire': Illinois Farmer Finds Longevity Through Lely

Dale Richter found himself at a bit of a crossroads in 2016. The double-eight herringbone parlor at his farm, Richter Dairy in Highland, Illinois, was installed at the family farm in 1964, the year before Dale was born. But while Dale was too young to retire, the milking parlor was long past its prime.

Mormanns Retrofit Large Dairy Operation with Lely Automation

The Mormann family of New Vienna, Iowa, has been milking cows since 1983. Mormann Dairy, LLC has certainly grown and evolved since its original 40-cow herd and now milks 755 Holsteins with 12 Lely Astronaut A5 robotic milking systems.

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Farmers all over the world make choices about how they set up and run their farms. Every day, we help them make the best choices for themselves and their farms. We do this by providing advice and innovative solutions that contribute to efficient farm management. For sustainable milk and meat production. Present and future.