Manure affects how dairies grow
November 13, 2017 by Lancaster Farming
Ephrata, PA – Mark Mosemann has used half-a-dozen manure systems since he came back to his family’s dairy farm in 2000.
There were the bad old days of daily hauling, which the Warfordsburg family accomplished without a skid loader.
There was the new dairy complex with alley scrapers, then a dabble with sand bedding that got expensive, and finally a test of – and then wholesale shift to – separated manure solids.
Mosemann is still looking at upgrades, including a cover for the manure pit. READ MORE