Low-level electrical current, commonly known to farmers as stray voltage, can impact Iowa’s dairy cows and other livestock, reducing milk production and affecting animal behavior.
A joint effort to provide an educational resource to manage and mitigate stray voltage issues, is now available to Iowa farmers, electricians and utilities.
The Iowa Stray Voltage Guide aims to improve communication and solve problems.
Sponsored by the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives, Alliant Energy, the Iowa State Dairy Association and Iowa Farm Bureau, the information in the 28-page guide was developed over the past several months.
The collective group worked ...