There are some jobs on the farm (and at home for that matter, but we won’t get into that now) that are worthwhile, important jobs, but really leave you feeling like the time could be better spent somewhere else. Those jobs are exactly the niche jobs robotics were designed to fill.
In years past, the technology just wasn’t there to make it an affordable, efficient way to pass off those menial — but necessary — tasks. In recent years however, that’s all changed. On-farm robotics can be almost seamlessly integrated as part of your operation.
The Lely Juno 100 automated feed pusher fits into that category nicely. It keeps fresh feed continuously in front of your cattle, increasing milk production in your cattle while freeing up your time and cutting fuel costs. RealAgriculture.com spoke to Jan Rodenburg of Penner Farm Services at the Western Canadian Dairy Seminar about how it works.
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