Dairy Farm Case Studies

The Hoover Family

Expansion with New Milking Facilities


Reid and Diane Hoover, Lebanon County, built a new dairy barn and parlor, and installed a manure tumbler system, that became operational in the winter of 2012.  The family hosted two Open Houses in July 2012 – one for the industry and a second one for their neighbors to explore their dairy and ask questions.

Click on the links below to review the Case Study on their transformation.

Full Report

Farm History & Executive Summary

Feasibility Study

Modernization & Technology

Site Survey

Renewable Energy

Conservation & Environmental Stewardship

Animal Care and Comfort

Risk Management

Resources & Contact Information

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