Robotic unit ups milking ante – System installed on a Waterford estate can milk up to 400 cows

“Myself plus one labour unit is now doing the work that previously required three full labour units plus some part-time labour,” he told a gathering…

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Idaho Dairymen’s Association prepares a more technical dairy workforce with new education program

After a successful implementation of the new training system in Idaho, the IDA is working with the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) to spread it…

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More milk, less work: How automation is changing dairy farming

Marion and Bob McComb at their farm, Combview Farms, in Castleton, Ont., Oct. 2, 2018. Claire Floody/Globe and Mail It got to the point where…

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