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Dairy group applauds bipartisan support for water quality credit clearinghouse

May 17, 2019

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Dairy Business Association today commended state senators for their bipartisan support of a streamlined process for trading pollution-reduction credits that would improve the quality of water in Wisconsin’s rivers and lakes. 

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

May 16, 2019 | Newtrient.com

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. 



Funding Available in California to Reduce Manure Methane Emissions

January 02, 2019 | By Deanne Meyer, University of California-Davis | DairyHerd

Dairy producers are well on the way to achieving California’s goal of 40% greenhouse gas reduction from manure by 2030. Greenhouse gas reduction funds have been used successfully to reduce manure methane emissions. More than $110,000,000 have been awarded for dairy digesters.

 


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Feasibility Assessment of Dairy Biochar as a Value‐Added Potting Mix in Horticulture and Ornamental Gardening

October 31, 2018 | By Cornell University and Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy |

Dairy manure biochar is a nutrient-rich fertilizer with approximately twice the nutrient content of the original manure by mass, and more than three times that by volume. Additionally, conversion to biochar stabilizes the carbon so that more than half will remain to benefit soil fertility and carbon sequestration for over a century after application.  View the Dairy Innovations technical report.

 


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