Letter From The Editor: Safe and Humane at Dairy’s Hotspot

August 30, 2015

The cameras are in and the robots are coming to H-shaped Longs Peak Dairy near Pierce, Colorado where two bus loads visitors were welcomed Friday to tour the 24/7/365 milking parlors, help welcome about 30 new borne calves that are arriving daily this time of year, and watch the operation of a dairy design for the care and comfort of some of the nation’s most productive cows.

Longs Peak, where about 5,500 cows are milked three times a time filling six big tanker loads, was one of the stops on the Greeley Chamber of Commerce’s annual Ag tour, which this…