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Starbucks joins US dairy Net Zero initiative
December 14, 2020 | By Jim CornallThe 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.
Manure management tackles climate change on the farm
December 09, 2020 | By KENT GARDNERThe 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.
Biden Picks Tom Vilsack to Reprise Role as Agriculture Secretary
December 08, 2020 | By Mike Dorning, Jennifer Epstein, and Jennifer JacobsJoe 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.
What if the United States stopped eating meat?
December 04, 2020 | By Frank MitloehnerIf Americans’ gave up meat and other animal products, would that solve our climate crisis? Research says no.