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Industrial Photonics Extra: Happier Cows and More Milk

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Hank Hogan, Contributing Editor, [email protected]

Contented cows give more milk. So, how do you make a cow — and a farmer concerned about the bottom line — happier? One answer is to milk photonics technology for all it’s worth. The smart application of sensors, along with automation and other technology, has solved the tricky problem of making a reliable and rugged robotic milking machine. An example comes from Lely North America Inc., a Pella, Iowa-based subsidiary of a Dutch company. Lely manufactures a robot that can boost milk production by as much as 12 percent over conventional methods, which typically...Read full article

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