WSDA Director Tours Valley Dairies - August 2015

 

The Washington State Department of Agricultures's newly appointed Director, Derek Sandison, visited three Valley dairies to see first-hand the operation and functionality of manure centrifuge, line manure lagoons, and manure solids separator equipment.  Organized by the Washington State Dairy Federation, Valley dairy leaders described their efforts to manage manure nutrients, and how they are being converted for use as nutrient rich fertilizer. See Gallery below.

Valley dairy farmers describe modern farm operations, technology advances, ongoing dairy producer education with WSDA director Sandison and staff.

Director Sandison views manure centrifuge operations that produces nutrient rich manure compost seven days a week, year round.

Director Sandison with Dan DeRuyter discuss the benefits of manure separation

Valley dairy farmers describe modern farm operations, technology advances, ongoing dairy producer education with WSDA director Sandison and staff.

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