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Northwest Sustainable Dairies
Using Energy Conservatively and Responsibly
Dairy farms depend on energy, in one form or another, to accomplish a wide variety of tasks. Whether using fans to keep the cows cool, spending an afternoon in the fields harvesting fresh grass, or keeping the milk cold, using energy responsibly is important. Northwest dairy farmers understand this and . . .
- . . . have programs to assess/audit energy use on their farm.
- . . . are encouraged to install energy efficient equipment.
- . . . consider renewable energy sources, such as solar power and anaerobic digesters.
By using sustainable practices, Northwest dairy farmers are able to conserve energy sources and protect the environment. To learn more about responsible energy practices on Northwest dairy farms click here.