Muleshoe dairy finds rooty new food choice

03-Aug-2015

Dutch Road Dairy’s bovine residents have another option. The 2,000 or so dairy cows at the Bailey County facility munch contentedly on some sweet root vegetables. Those sugar beets grow just south of the feeding operation, near the corn that helps balance their diet. That traditional grain crop, though, demands roughly twice the water as its new rooty neighbor.

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