Cows Get Hot, Too: A New Way to Cool Dairy Cattle in California’s Increasing Heat

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Climate change is increasingly stressing California’s dairy industry, as rising temperatures and more frequent heat waves hamper milk production and raise electricity costs for farmers who are trying to keep their heat-sensitive cattle cool. “Cows love it cold,” said Tyler Ribeiro, a fourth generation farmer in California’s Central Valley. “Happy cows produce milk.”

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