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Tillamook County Creamery Association Advances Its Long-Time Stewardship Mission With New Packaging Goals
July 27, 2021 | By Tillamook County Creamery AssociationTillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) – a Certified B Corporation® (B Corp™) – announces ambitious new packaging goals, which demonstrates another way the 112-year-old, farmer-owned cooperative is putting stewardship into action.
Is Precision Manure Tech Worth It?
July 27, 2021 | By Susan HarlowGrant funding in Vermont is helping farmers adopt cutting-edge precision manure sensors.
Pathways to Dairy Net Zero Initiative on Climate Change Announced
July 27, 2021 | By Jim CornallThe Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative is being developed by the Global Dairy Platform (GDP), a group consisting of dairy companies and dairy associations, to accelerate climate change action throughout the global dairy sector.
Thune, Brown Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Biogas Production, Promote Investment in Rural America
July 22, 2021 | By Staff ReportU.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced bipartisan legislation to encourage investment in biodigester and nutrient recovery systems, while establishing a market for farmers who already have a surplus of waste materials that can be used for biogas production. Thune and Brown’s bill, the Agricultural Environmental Stewardship Act, will help expand the market for renewable biogas by providing a 30 percent investment tax credit to help offset the upfront costs associated with building biodigester systems. U.S. Reps. Ron Kind (D-Wis.) and Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) introduced companion legislation in the House of Representatives.