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Manure Innovation Challenge Watch the Grand Final Live via webinar June 2
May 12, 2020 | By Rethink Events Ltd
The Manure Challenge will see eight international start-ups, each with a solution to capture value from manure-based nutrients, present their final pitch to a live digital audience of high profile investors and industry leaders. The judging panel will select the winner of the $50,000 non-dilutive prize, to be announced by Cargill at the end of the session.
Tuesday June 2nd, 8am US Pacific / 11am US East Coast / 4pm London
Checkoff Watch: U.S. dairy more than ready to share our story of sustainability
May 06, 2020 | By Brad Scott (Contributor)The U.S. dairy industry has been ready for this opportunity. We knew there would come a day when our customers and consumers would ask us to quantify how the work we do on our dairy farms is good for the planet.
The Future of Biogas as a Renewable Energy Source
May 05, 2020 | By Benedette Cuffari, M.Sc.
In the United States, over 70 million tons of organic waste is produced each year. Unfortunately, the mismanagement of these wastes poses significant consequences to both public health and the environment in the form of surface and groundwater contamination.
Increasing the acquisition and utilization of biogas, which is a type of fuel that can be extracted from these organic wastes, could reduce these unwanted health effects while simultaneously offering consumers a new and exciting renewable energy source.
Town of Wrightstown gives final OK to biodigester
May 04, 2020 | By FOX 11 New
Construction on a biodigester could start in July, after approval from the town on Monday.
BC Organics plans to build the facility in a field on Mill Road near Old 57 in the Town of Wrightstown WI. The biodigester would turn manure from 13 local farms into renewable natural gas.