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  • Harner, Joseph P.; Smith, J.F. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009)
    Existing blueprints were used to estimate land requirements for new dairy facilities. The average land requirement for constructing a new dairy complex with freestall housing and a new parlor is 915 ft2 per lactating ...
  • Smith, J. F.; Harner, Joseph P.; Armstrong, D. V.; Gamroth, M. J.; Meyer, M. J.; Boomer, G.; Bethard, G.; Putnam, D.; Brouk, Michael J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 1999)
    Relocating or expanding a dairy facility requires a tremendous amount of time and planning. Owners or managers of dairies will go through a number of steps including: 1) developing a business plan; 2) choosing a design ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Smith, J.F. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009)
    Performance of an evaporative cooling system was evaluated in the High Plains in a low-profile, cross-ventilated dairy facility housing 4,200 lactating cows. The temperature decrease across the 6-inch cellulose evaporative ...