Interest Growing for Robotic Milking Systems

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Audio, Dairy, GEA Farm Technologies, Milking Parlor, Robotics, World Dairy Expo

Between the growing world’s increased production demands, consistently low milk prices, and the public push for stricter production and quality standards, dairy farmers are facing several significant challenges. Innovative solutions are necessary to help producers navigate through the changes and pressures facing the industry, and more farmers than ever are turning to automation technology from companies like GEA. The company … Read More

Getting GEA Farm Technology Feedback

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Equipment, GEA Farm Technologies, The Milking Parlor, World Dairy Expo

Last week GEA Farm Technologies was announced as the new “brand” for WestfaliaSurge, Houle and Norbco. Before Expo was over I spoke with Linda Mrugacz, Director, Marketing & Communications. I wanted to find out what kind of feedback they had been receiving from producers attending the show. According to Linda, “Actually, it’s going very well. There’s a lot of interest … Read More

GEA Farm Technologies Poised For Growth

Chuck ZimmermanAgribusiness, Audio, GEA Farm Technologies, The Milking Parlor, World Dairy Expo

When the GEA Farm Technologies brand was launched this week we had Dr. Armin Tietjen on hand. He’s the Head of Corporate Marketing and works in the home office. One of the things he’s responsible for is looking at acquisition opportunities for the company and it sounds like we may see some new activity in this regard in the future. … Read More

WestfaliaSurge Now Part of GEA Farm Technologies

Chuck ZimmermanAgribusiness, Audio, Equipment, GEA Farm Technologies, The Milking Parlor

The first news I found here at Expo came from our sponsor, GEA Farm Technologies. I know we’ve been promoting WestfaliaSurge but the company is re-launching their brand and this post and interviews will help explain it. Basically, WestfaliaSurge is now a part of the new GEA Farm Technologies. The CEO and President of GEA Farm Technologies is Vern Foster. … Read More