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Bruggers: It was change or die
Times photo: Brian Gray Brian Brugger explains milking equipment at Brugger Farm installed last year. The equipment allows Brian and Dave Brugger and their families to milk 400 cows in four hours.
MONROE - What used to take hours now takes half the time.The back-breaking procedure of bending down to milk a cow is now done relatively easily as farmers stand up and put the milking equipment on a cow that's on a platform about 5 feet high.Brugger Family Dairy made vast improvements to its operations last year.