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Goodrich Farm: A Definition of Sustainability
August 13, 2021 | By Karen BohnertChase and Danielle Goodrich are prime examples of young dairy farmers setting their business on a successful trajectory. Diversifying their farm while further protecting Vermont’s soils and waters is the innovative thinking dairy farmers are known for.
Can California Reduce Dairy Methane Emissions Equitably?
August 09, 2021 | By Liza GrossState officials say dairy digesters can reduce greenhouse gas and toxic air emissions from large dairies. Why community activists don’t believe them.
Opinion: Kewaunee County water study looks backward, not forward
August 06, 2021 | By Don Niles / Peninsula Pride FarmsAnother study about Kewaunee County has popped up dealing with groundwater, cows and humans in our community. News stories about the study, which uses data collected in 2016-17, are causing some unfounded concerns about people getting sick, today, from farming practices.
Mining Milk, Digitizing Dairy, Monetizing Manure?
August 05, 2021 | By Aidan ConnollyThe 2021 Precision Dairy conference hosted by the University of Minnesota focused on innovation on the farm and in the words of one attendee ‘this conference challenged me, introduced me to new concepts.’ More importantly it highlighted how Dairy producers increasingly recognize that future revenue may go beyond the traditional focus of just looking at the price of milk.