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  • Effectively Scaling a Dairy Farm from Belgium to MichiganEffectively Scaling a Dairy Farm from Belgium to Michigan

    Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

    When Leon and Marleen Van Loon and their four children moved from Belgium to the United States to build a new dairy farm in the USA called Mibelloon Dairy. When they wanted to grow their dairy from a mid-size dairy farm to a large one, they needed the right milking parlor technology that would help them meet their goal.

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  • The Holy Trinity in Cow MonitoringThe Holy Trinity in Cow Monitoring

    Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

    Cow monitoring is an essential component of efficient and effective dairy farm management. Although modern dairy farmers would concur, they might have some disagreement about exactly what constitutes cow monitoring.

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  • Something is Better in the State of DenmarkSomething is Better in the State of Denmark

    Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

    Afimilk system improves Danish dairy operation

    Last November, the Danish dairy farm, Gjoerslev Gods made a complete revolution. The farm managers decided to replace their dated equipment with a new Afimilk management system. Already, the farm’s Herd Manager, Christian L. Pedersen, is reporting improved operation.

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  • Rock Ridge Dairy Upscale with Afimilk's Goat Milking MachinesRock Ridge Dairy Upscale with Afimilk's Goat Milking Machines

    Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

    Managing a goat farm can be a vastly different experience than managing dairy cow herds. Nevertheless, for any type of modern dairy farm, it is crucial to collect and manage data on each animal in order to make the best decision possible to optimize feeding, reproduction, and milk production. 

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  • Smart Neck Collar Tags for Cows Provides Data on the GoSmart Neck Collar Tags for Cows Provides Data on the Go

    Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

    Imagine having an extra pair of eyes on your herd around the clock. Envision a scenario where you spend less time observing the herd and more time breeding and treating sick cows automatically identified by a wireless system.

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  • From Alert to Immediate Action: Early Detection and Prevention of SARAFrom Alert to Immediate Action: Early Detection and Prevention of SARA

    Thursday, February 11th, 2016

    Sub-acute Ruminal Acidosis (SARA), a digestive disorder costing the North American dairy industry between $500 million and $1 billion annually, is causing increasing concern in the dairy cow industry for two main reasons.

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