6. Energy

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6.0 Background

Energy management provides you with an opportunity to save money as well as reduce your impact on the environment. This section gives you ideas on where you may be able to make efficiencies, but you will need to assess your own usage before working out where the best savings can be made.

Dairy Guidance

Key Issues in dairy

  • Direct energy use (milk cooling, ventilation, lighting, vacuum pumps, diesel use, manure management)
  • Livestock greenhouse gas emissions