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Riceville Dairy Day focuses on relieving stress | Mitchell County Press

On Jan. 20, dairy specialists from throughout the state spoke in Riceville on how to relieve stress for both dairy animals and for the farm families who have struggled for years with low milk prices.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Howard County sponsored the Dairy Day Workshop at the Windy Tree Café in Riceville.

The meeting, which hosted dairy farmers from both Mitchell and Howard counties, started with Brian Dougherty speaking on adequate ventilation in free stall barns. Dougherty, who is an ag engineering specialist with ISU Extension, expressed the importance of…

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