Farm Buildings & Dairy Cattle Housing
Course covers arrangements and design of efficient farm buildings, as well as construction requirements. Farmstead planning includes mapping of present facilities as they exist, evaluating how useful they are, and planning long- and short-range goals for changes in the farmstead arrangement to improve economic, labor, and aesthetic values. Environmental needs of dairy cattle are identified. This includes space, ventilation, and insulation needs. Planning of dairy facilities to improve labor efficiency and opportunity for future expansion is also presented.
08/22/2016 TO 12/21/2016
01/16/2017 TO 05/18/2017
06/05/2017 TO 08/04/2017