You have heard about long-day lighting and how it helps to improve milk production. Here is a new resource to help you put long-day lighting to work on your farm.
A publication entitled, “Supplemental Lighting For Improved Milk Production” uses drawings, along with practical descriptions, to explain correct selection and placement of light fixtures in barns. To order a copy of the 20-page publication, contact the National Food and Energy Council,
For information on the science behind long-day lighting, as well as advice on the number of light fixtures required, go to: www.traill.uiuc.edu/photoperiod/home.htm