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Newtrient & NMPF Comment on Manure-Based Ammonia Extract to National Organic Standards Board

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Posted 04/06/2021 by Mark Stoermann

Newtrient LLC and NMPF recently submitted comments to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) about the suitability of manure-based ammonia extract as a fertilizer for organic crop production.

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Webinar: How to Prepare for Conversations with RNG Developers

Posted 03/19/2021 by Mark Stoermann

On March 17, 2021 Newtrient presented this webinar which included a dairy farmer who recently negotiated a digester agreement, an engineer specializing in renewable natural gas and a dairy digester expert on how to prepare and what to consider before speaking with potential developers.

 

This webinar was sponsored by the American Biogas Council (ABC).

 
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Newtrient Completes NRCS Cooperative Agreement Award to Expand Tools to Support Nutrient-Reduction Programs

Posted 12/29/2020 by Mark Stoermann

Between 2018 and 2020, Newtrient and its partners worked to advance environmental marketplace solutions and tools to improve water quality through a program funded by a Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Utilizing a Cooperative Agreement award, the project focused on expanding tools that could be used in market-based approaches to address water quality challenges in Vermont and Wisconsin.

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AgSTAR Releases Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Systems Handbook

Posted 04/30/2020 by Mark Stoermann

AgSTAR, in coordination with technical experts, recently released a comprehensive handbook of the latest industry knowledge and best practices for anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas systems.

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Emerging Dairy Feed Additives Show Promise to Significantly Reduce U.S. Dairy’s Environmental Footprint

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Posted 02/27/2020 by Jamie Vander Molen

Newtrient, in collaboration with the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy and leading agriculture environmental experts, released an update on the potential of dairy feed additives for reducing dairy’s environmental footprint.

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Newtrient Applauds Wisconsin State Assembly Passage of Bill to Boost Water Quality Trading Programs

Posted 02/18/2020 by Jamie Vander Molen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Wisconsin State Assembly today passed legislation sponsored by Senator Cowles (R-Green Bay), Representative Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay), Senator Miller (D-Monona) and Representative Fields (D-Milwaukee) which would accelerate Wisconsin’s water quality trading programs, leading to a more economically sustainable path to improve the state’s water quality.

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Newtrient Applauds Wisconsin State Senate Passage of Bill to Improve Water Quality at a Lower Cost to All

Posted 05/16/2019 by Jamie Vander Molen

The Wisconsin State Senate unanimously passed legislation that will boost Wisconsin’s water quality trading programs, leading to more financially sustainable ways to improve water quality. 

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Dairy Sustainability Alliance® - What are Ecosystem Services Markets and how can they benefit dairy?

Posted 03/04/2019 by Jamie Vander Molen

On February 27, 2019, the Dairy Sustainability Alliance® hosted a webinar with Newtrient. The webinar topic was Ecosystem Services Markets (ESMs) and shared how dairy can benefit from market-based solutions.

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Newtrient Endorses New Wisconsin Legislation to Improve Water Quality at a Lower Cost to All

Posted 03/04/2019 by Jamie Vander Molen

The current economics of dairy farming make it challenging to adopt manure management technologies that could provide environmental benefits.Through this approach, farms of all sizes can be incentivized to voluntarily adopt new technologies and practices beyond what they’re already doing, small manufacturers and food companies remain in operation and municipalities don’t pass along multi-million dollar wastewater treatment plant upgrade costs to taxpayers.

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EPA, USDA Encourage Use of Market-based and Other Collaborative Approaches to Address Excess Nutrients

Posted 12/05/2018 by Jamie Vander Molen

Yesterday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a joint letter to state environmental and agricultural agencies actively voicing support for collaborative, market-based approaches to reduce nutrient overloading and improve waterways.

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