Step 1: Learn how to cut costs on farm energy use
Energy savings translate directly to cost savings and thus improved profitability for the dairy operation. Energy saving also reduce GHG emissions from on-farm energy use, which is about 6 percent of all on-farm GHG emissions from dairies. As part of an overall management plan, a farm energy audit is a tool that removes the guesswork and identifies inefficient equipment.
Discover on farm energy audit benefits
On average, a U.S. dairy farm uses 504 kwh or $40.32 per cow annually. Energy costs are typically 4 to 5 percent of total operational costs. Learn how energy audits can add value and reduce costs to your operation.