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.

Case Studies

Non-Commission Publications

Research Projects

Video Tape