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Starbucks joins US dairy Net Zero initiative

December 14, 2020 | By Jim Cornall

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has announced Starbucks’ intent to support the Net Zero Initiative (NZI), a partnership of the US dairy community seeking to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions, optimize water usage and improve water quality on farms.

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Manure management tackles climate change on the farm

December 09, 2020 | By KENT GARDNER

The estimated GHG emissions attributable to dairy farming is 83.5 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, 1.3 percent of the U.S. total. That may not seem like a lot, but tackling the problem of climate change requires innovation across a range of industries, including agriculture. 

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Biden Picks Tom Vilsack to Reprise Role as Agriculture Secretary

December 08, 2020 | By Mike Dorning, Jennifer Epstein, and Jennifer Jacobs

Joe Biden has turned to Tom Vilsack, president and chief executive officer of the Dairy Export Council, to reprise his Obama administration role as U.S. agriculture secretary.

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What if the United States stopped eating meat?

December 04, 2020 | By Frank Mitloehner

If Americans’ gave up meat and other animal products, would that solve our climate crisis? Research says no.

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