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Brandon WI Dairy Farmers Earn Water Quality Award
October 26, 2020 | By Colleen KottkeRobert and Josh Hiemstra of Brandon were the recipients of the annual Mathias/Lesczynski Water Quality Award for 2020. The Hiemstra’s have been growing cover crops on their family’s dairy farm for over a decade.
Waste to Water: Hoosier Farm Installs New Tech
October 22, 2020 | By Wes MillsA Newton County Indiana dairy farm is using what its owner calls a game-changer in how animal waste is treated and converted into co-products with value, including water.
Cheese, whey plant begins production in Michigan
October 21, 2020 | By Krissa WelshansPlant, a joint venture among Glanbia Nutritionals, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk Producers Inc., to process over 2.9 billion lb. of milk into more than 300 million lb. of block cheese and 20 million lb. of whey protein powders.
HARNESSING BIOGAS TO GROW A VALUE CHAIN FOR FARMERS
October 20, 2020 | By Megan SchillingThis year, the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture awarded a $10 million grant to C-CHANGE, a partnership of organizations working to address challenges and develop new methods of turning biomass and manure into fuel.