The First Years: Meet This Sustainability Focused Dairy Farmer

Allred not only has a state-of-the-art waste management system on his farm, but he relies on byproducts to feed his cows as well. ( Farm Journal Media )

First generation dairy farmer Austin Allred, has one thing on his mind most of the time: sustainability. Allred makes financial and environmental sustainability on his Washington farm a huge priority.

When he decided he wanted to be a dairy farmer, he sought hands on experience to learn. Allred worked for Nelson Faria, his neighbor, for several years before becoming a partner with him and eventually purchasing the dairy from Faria.

Allred not only has a state-of-the-art waste management system on his farm, but he relies on byproducts to feed his cows as well.

Listen to full podcast interview below.

 
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