Energy in Agriculture Program
Dairy and Livestock
In this section read about:
- Dairy farmers who are saving upwards of 30% in milking energy costs by using new variable frequency drive milking and vacuum pump systems.
- Research by engineers at UC Davis developing efficient liquid/solid manure separation systems to reduce lagoon's ammonia and methane emissions.
- How ranchers are using solar pumps to provide drinking water to cattle and applying rotational grazing practices to optimize feed production.
- Emerging Technologies to Reduce Costs at the Milk Barn.