Farmer Writes: major step towards robotic milking
Originally, I would have been quite anti-robot, as interacting with the cows is one of my preferred jobs compared with machinery work, writes Thomas Duffy.
6 July 2022 News
Claas intensifies involvement with Dutch robot manufacturer
Claas has increased its involvement with AgXeed BV, having initially acquired a minority shareholding of the Dutch start-up robot manufacturer over a year ago.
27 April 2022 Dealer
Barkley to leave Tintur Holsteins
Roger Barkley has been managing the herd for the last 15 years and put his own stamp on the farm and herd.
Robots on UK arable farms by 2025
The presence of the robot on a commercial farm was described by Franklin as “a big deal” but he maintained it will soon be relatively common.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Higher milk yields rein in electricity costs
Electricity costs per litre of milk produced are similar between parlours and robots, claims Tommy Armstrong from Lely Centre Eglish.
23 March 2022 News
Solar panels fit well on a robotic dairy farm
Tom Morrow reports from a Co Armagh farm event which looked at the potential savings from the use of solar power.
23 March 2022 News
Roscommon dairy farmer ‘crippled’ by electricity bills
Milking 110 cows, Mike Lyons said he was ‘forced’ to change electricity providers recently after paying ‘sickening’ fees.
9 March 2022 News