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Home  >  Energy Alternatives  >   Dairy Farm Energy Efficiency (Summary)

Dairy Farm Energy Efficiency


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By Andy Pressman

Published 2010

Updated 2010

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IP355

16 pages


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Introduction

Rising energy costs and environmental concerns are causing dairy farmers to alter their management practices. Dairy farmers are analyzing their energy inputs and investing in cost-effective energy conservation and energy efficiency measures. This publication provides an overview of how dairy farms can implement efficiency improvements and energy-saving technologies that can reduce energy consumption and energy-related costs.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Milking process
Milk cooling systems
Heating water
Lighting
Ventilation
Farm energy audits
Financial incentives
Summary
References
Further resources

Note: Digital downloads are in full color. Printed, mailed copies are only available in black & white.

 

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