Southwest Missouri dairy producer David Gray is one of the first in his area to use compost bedded pack barns. Cows raised using this system enjoy greater comfort, produce more milk and have fewer health problems.
Despite violating an agreement made with the Oregon Department of Agriculture to maintain proper wastewater storage capacity, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Kelly Skye ruled in favor of the Lost Valley Farm owner.
For less than $700, Carissa Buttjer installed a remote-access camera system on the 275-cow dairy she helps manage in eastern Iowa. She shares how building the system impacted calf mortality at the dairy.