April 15 2022
Our calf ear tag numbering and coloring system has gone off the rails due to production and supply chain issues throughout the country
April 13 2022
The advancements in dairying the past few decades have been impressive, and with technology, the changes will keep coming faster
April 4 2022
With the ongoing war in Ukraine upending markets and the lingering COVID-19 pandemic continuing to affect daily life, additional concerns could seem overwhelming to anyone
Feb. 28 2022
Regular maintenance can go a long way in preserving a dairy’s hard working skid steer
Feb. 17 2022
Heat detection on our farm got more technical yet simpler over time
Feb. 4 2022
Everything works smoother with our automated milking systems when we stay on schedule with our cleaning and maintenance
Jan. 20 2022
They aren’t always perfect, but we know we can depend on our automated milking systems
Jan. 3 2022
Hearing the term “fake news” may cause a visceral response in today’s political climate. With the abundance of media outlets available on so many different platforms
Dec. 30 2021
Automatic milking systems (AMS) have taken off for the same reason many technologies do — they save labor. A repetitive task like milking is a good job for robots
Nov. 29 2021
The word automation can bring both positive and negative thoughts to people’s minds when it comes to manufacturing
Nov. 22 2021
Agricultural technologies must be shared with consumers willingly for them to include them in their diet
Nov. 19 2021
For years, it was a goal for many dairy farmers to avoid calf-to-calf contact in their young stock housing. More recently, though, the industry has seen an opposite trend
Nov. 19 2021
In cold weather, we had different operators driving off with the skid steer still plugged in and damaging the cord. That problem stopped after we started putting the cord through the hand rails
Nov. 15 2021
Imagine you’re cruising down the highway toward a perfect vacation. The only thing between you and your destination is the road.Soon, you come across a tollbooth. Being the prepared driver you
Oct. 27 2021
It is fun to envision what automation we may be able to integrate onto our dairy in the future
Oct. 21 2021
These apps can help your dairy run more smoothly
Oct. 11 2021
Financial evaluations, crop yields, weather predictions . . . dairy farmers consume and evaluate countless forms of data like this every day
Oct. 7 2021
Most people would not consider a barnyard to be a particularly high-tech place or a location where drones might be at work. Even so, you could easily spot a drone flying around at a farm these days
Oct. 7 2021
Harmful sounds can chip away at your hearing ability, but the damage is preventable
Sept. 2 2021
Many different minds have come together to make our barn very unique, especially when it comes to cow comfort