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How are U.S. dairy operations impacting water quality?


May 12, 2016, Oak Brook, IL – The tremendous increase in productivity and efficiency in the U.S. dairy industry has also come with an array of negative environmental impacts that are a major challenge from a sustainability perspective, reported Sarah Mikesell from the Large Dairy Herd Management Conference being held in Oak Brook, Illinois.

While the productivity progress is important and needed, the industry also needs to work to minimize the negative effects including the impacts on water quality. READ MORE