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How These Farms Are Working to Fight Food Waste

June 27, 2019 | By Bridget Shirvell | EcoWatch

On a farm in upstate New York, a cheese brand is turning millions of pounds of food scraps into electricity needed to power its on-site businesses.

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Kern cow manure leads California's anti-climate change efforts

June 27, 2019 | By John Cox | Bakersfield.com

Roy Dowd sniffed the air during a dairy tour he was leading last week on the edge of Bakersfield.
"That's the smell of money," joked the director of operations, maintenance and research at a Visalia company, California Bioenergy LLC, helping local dairies turn manure into a new revenue stream.

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Oberon Fuels secures $2.9 million grant for rDME production

June 27, 2019 | Biomass Magazine

Oberon Fuels, a producer of clean-burning dimethyl ether (DME) transportation fuel, has been officially awarded a grant for $2.88 million from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a first-of-its-kind, multi-phase project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME), a clean-burning, ultra-low-carbon transportation fuel, in the U.S.

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Researchers are mapping world's manure

June 27, 2019 | Farm and Dairy

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Farmers rely on phosphorus fertilizers to enrich the soil and ensure bountiful harvests, but the world’s recoverable reserves of phosphate rocks, from which such fertilizers are produced, are finite and unevenly distributed.

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