Postma Dairy’s Game Plan: More Robots

To say Jon Postma has doubled down on robots is an understatement. In fact, just five years after installing 10 Lely Astronaut A4 robotic milking systems at his Modesto, California dairy in 2017, the decision was made to install another 12 Lely Astronaut A5 robotic milking systems for a total of 22 Lely milking robots in just half a decade. Jon wasn’t always so bullish on robots, however.

Iowa farm improves calf rearing program with robotic feeding

Shannon Dietz and her husband Drew have been raising youngstock on their family farm outside Nashua, Iowa since 2016. In 2019 they upgraded their operation with a Lely Calm automatic calf feeder to improve their calf rearing program. Their story, however, begins roughly 60 years earlier.

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