VMS PRO Calendar of Events


#ThisIsWhy if you’re reading this newsletter, you should plan to attend one of our informative events. Learn about the latest robotic milking, feeding concepts and innovations – from calf to cow. Join us and other robotic milking experts as we help build knowledge around DeLaval integrated robotic solutions.

Mark your calendar for these events, hosted by DeLaval VMS PRO – a VMS Professional Robot Operators user group:

Did you recently purchase a robot or are you just beginning to operate one? Check out our exclusive user groups to learn what’s under the hood. We’ll be tearing apart one of our VMS units so you can get familiar with all the robot has to offer.

These 2 ½ day events, held in Waunakee, WI, feature:
DelPro training sessions
Basic functions of the VMS
Maintenance tips and tricks to keep your VMS in optimal shape

Register now for the September User Group meeting – September 13 to 15th. Click here.
Or register for our December User Group meeting – December 6th – 8th. Click here.

VMS PROductivity Tour
Save the date! Join us for a one-day robotics tour during World Dairy Expo. We’ll leave October 5th, from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm from the show and visit some of the most progressive local dairies. Contact your local dealer for more information.

VMS PRO Maritimes
Date: November 1-2, 2016
Location: Hotel Moncton, New Brunswick
Robotic Solutions for Your Future featuring Dr. Trevor DeVries.
Day 1 – Thinking of automating your farm? What are your solutions for success?
Day 2 – Already automated?
What’s new and different to meet or exceed
your goals?
Contact: Jason Cleveland (902) 626-8630

VMS PROductivity Tour
Date: November 21 -25, 2016
Location: BC Abbotsford & Victoria BC
Farm Tours to several BC high production robotic herds on west coast of Canada. Focus on prospects interested in VMS. VMS users are welcome to join. VMS Producer Panel will be one of the many highlights.
Contact: Jason French (226) 821-2693
Program Content:
– Why VMS by Francisco Rodriguez
– Barn Design by Jeff Prashaw
– VMS Producer Panel
– Start Up Success by Josh Ferguson, J&D Farmers Dairy Service
– Integrated Robotics – Optimat, Herd Navigator and BCS

VMS PRO Quebec
Date: Décembre 6-7, 2016
Location: Palais des congrès de Lévis, Levis Quebec
Welcome réception on Décembre 5th
Meeting will be French format.
Contact: Phillipe Belisle (450) 357-0193
English Canada west of Quebec – week of Nov 21 to 25 in BC (Jason French and Cal Kwantes)

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