Part of a three-part series “Farming into the Future”, Wisconsin Farmer stops by and checks out our new Lely robots.

Last winter at a dairy meeting I talked with Duane Hinchley, a Cambridge dairy producer who was waiting for the soil to thaw so that contractors could begin building a new dairy barn complete with four Lely milking robots. He said that he and his wife Tina, had been planning a new dairy facility for a number of years and now was the time to do it.

I stopped at the farm once during the summer: the slatted floor and manure holding basement were in but “the rains had slowed the building process,” Tina Hinchley said.

Last week I called Tina and Duane and they said their new building was nearing completion and that I should come down and see it. And, I did.

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