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Technology Shaping Dairy Farmers Lives

04/08/2016

Technology Shaping Dairy Farmers Lives

Dairy Farmers know that physical demands of running the farm can take a toll throughout the years. The constant hunching over, reaching out, hauling, lifting - over time that repetition can be felt by the dairy farmer in his or her joints.In a recent study from the Journal of Agromedicine, 84% of Swedish and German milkers surveyed, reported Muscoskeletal Symptoms (MSS) in at least one body part. Highest prevalence was reported in the lower back, shoulder, and neck. (Journal of Agromedicine Volume 21, Issue 1 2016)An update in technology in the 1960’s, automatic takeoffs, relieved some of the farmer’s plight. However even with the monumental advancements, milking continues to prove itself as a very physically demanding profession.Enter robotic milking.Robotic milkers took the milking machine of the 60’s and raised it to new heights! No more awkward arm extensions in the pit with your head and neck retracted as far from the cow as possible. No scrunching down in every stall attaching mi...Read More


6 Customer Service Tactics To Use Daily

05/22/2015

6 Customer Service Tactics To Use Daily

Every aspect of your business revolves around your customers. They want your knowledge. They influence your product offerings. They demand lead times. And above all, customers expect good service. Neglecting your customers from quality customer service on any level can and often will result in missed opportunities. The customer expects you to add value to their lives, and if you can’t, the next business will. The following tactics can be utilized to better serve your customer.1. Be Nice.You may think of this tactic as a "no-brainer", but it isn’t. Tradeshow after tradeshow you can see people being downright rude to customers. How does that look in the customer’s eyes? Better yet, how does that poor experience translate to the relationship? The answer is simple – It doesn’t. It doesn’t translate to a relationship that is conducive to growth, and it doesn’t give the customer the feeling that their business is worthwhile. Many times above all other factors, people will do business with th...Read More