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Precision nutrition approach can lower feed costs and make dairy more sustainable
October 23, 2018 | By Aerin Einstein-Curtis |
Tweaking the levels of crude protein and phosphorus in feed could provide dairy producers a way to reduce feed costs, improve farm profitability and limit unwanted nutrient emissions, says expert.
Report: Changing Manure Management Would Significantly Reduce Dairy Methane Emissions
October 17, 2018 | By Environmental Defense Fund & Dairy Cares |
New research published in the Journal of Dairy Science finds that changing the way manure is stored and handled is key to meeting California’s 40 percent dairy manure methane reduction goal and combating climate change. With financial support from Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and cooperation from the Dairy Cares coalition, leading scientists worked together to produce the most thorough, detailed measurements of “whole-dairy” methane emissions in California to date.
Amp Americas opens country’s largest dairy renewable natural gas project
October 17, 2018 | By FeedStuffs Staff |
Jasper County site will convert 945 tons of manure per day generated from 16,000 head of milking cows into 100% renewable transportation fuel.
Note: Amp Americas (ampCNG) is listed in the Newtrient Technology Catalog
Promoting ‘4Rs’ and pushing new ideas
October 16, 2018 | By Chris Torres |With farmers under pressure to reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorus getting into waterways, things such as manure injectors are being looked at to help address environmental regulations while helping keep farmers profitable.