Water and Energy Use on Dairy Farms

October 16, 2014

Water is nature's most precious resource.  With the current drought in the western United States, dairy farms are struggling with water availability that is one-third less than normal.  Brad Heins, Assistant Professor in Dairy Science tells how the WCROC is monitoring water and energy usage in effort to establish a "net-zero" energy milking parlor.  Dairy Herd Management.