It’s always nice to learn what others have done before investing in new facilities or updating existing facilities for your farm or ranch. For information on what has worked for others or upcoming tours reach out to the SDSU Extension team.
The FARM Animal Care Version 4.0 rolled out January 2020. This article is a condensed tool to aid you in preparing for your next evaluation.
The Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Animal Care Version 4 rolled out January 2020. As dairies have their farms evaluated with this new version, there may be questions about corrective actions.
Many producers know and understand the risks associated with confined manure handling systems, but accidents and deaths still occur because unwarranted risks are taken as manure is being handled and removed from the systems.