Dairy studies - An independent dairy study was conducted over a 10-month period in Idaho using a 3000-head dairy farm. The dairy cows, which had been monitored carefully for production and health for several years, were switched from normal well water to water treated by a special agricultural version of the Wellness Filter®. The daily milk production was monitored as was the somatic cell count in the milk (an indication of the general health of the cow - i.e., the higher the count the more infection the cow has). After the study was concluded, the herd's average daily milk production was seen to increase from 72 lbs/cow/day to 78 lbs/cow/day - a dramatic 8.3% increase. The somatic cell count also dropped from 200,000 cells/cc to approximately 100,000 cells/cc - a very dramatic 50% reduction. See figure below. This study was repeated on four other dairies over a two year period.
Potato studies - Potatoes in the US are generally harvested in September and October and stored in large enclosed buildings or bunkers. The potatoes are kept in the dark with their original dirt still on the skin and they are ventilated with 100% humidity air. The potatoes continue to live throughout the winter and spring and are extracted and delivered to the market as market needs require. Because of the highly moist and dark conditions, such potato facilities suffer high loses (12% to 25%) in potatoes due to mold and fungus. A two-year study was conducted during which Wellness Filtered water was used to replace the well water that was normally sprayed into the ventilation system of a large potato storage facility (containing 12.5 million Idaho potatoes). Prior to the introduction of a special agricultural version of Wellness Filter® water, the fungal spore count in the facility was around 60,000 active spore counts/cubic foot. Two weeks after changing the source water to Wellness Filter Water, the count dropped 4,000 counts/cubic foot.. a 99.3% reduction. After one full year of monitoring and counting every damaged potato, the special Wellness system (marketed under the name of Agripurifier) was observed to reduce the fungal losses to less then 4% -- a significant drop. Independent monitoring of the program by the University of Idaho College of Agriculture verified that the reduction in crop losses could be attributed solely to the use of the Agripurifier system.