For the topic of water use and conservation, DRECA would like to highlight the video resources produced by the Dairy Farmers of Canada and Acer Consulting. The introductory video below explores the importance of water use efficiency and conservation on farm. Additionally, the links below identify water use conservation strategies implemented by farmers based on type of barn.
Dairy Water Use Efficiency, Tie Stall
Dairy Water Use Efficiency, Rotary Free Stall
Dairy Water Use Efficiency, Free Stall
Dairy Water Use Efficiency, Free Stall Flush Robotic
Dairy Water Use Efficiency, Free Stall Pond Fed Farm
Based on results from projects funded by Dairy Research Cluster 2, the Dairy Farmers of Canada also developed informational infographics on water use efficiency. These documents emphasize the why and how of reducing water consumption and preserving water quality.