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Articles and posts about recent industry happenings

Look below for points of interest on dairy and sustainability.

Collaborative Innovation: Athian’s Vital Role in Advancing Livestock Sustainability

Our partners at Athian were recently featured with Farm Journal in a review of Livestock Sustainability systems. In “Livestock Sustainability: A Push to Change A Mitigating Climate” Farm Journal explores the importance of collaboration across the value chain to meet emissions reduction goals, and the role that Athian has…

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Newtrient invests in Athian, a Carbon Credit Marketplace, to Advance Dairy’s Environmental Efforts

Media Contact: Jamie Vander Molen BoehlVP, Sustainability Initiatives, [email protected](312) 898-8218 ROSEMONT, IL – Feb. 2, 2023 – Today, Newtrient, an environment and technical resource company assisting U.S. dairy farmers with economically reducing their environmental footprint, announced an investment in Athian, a carbon credit marketplace for…

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Newtrient’s Chris Kopman on reducing emissions from dairy farms

Chris Kopman discusses practices dairy farmers can adopt to reduce their environmental impact.

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Newtrient & NMPF Comment on Manure-Based Ammonia Extract to National Organic Standards Board

Newtrient LLC and NMPF recently submitted comments to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) about the suitability of manure-based ammonia extract as a fertilizer for organic crop production. On average, U.S. dairy farms import about 60 percent of their feed which leads to excess nitrogen…

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Newtrient Completes NRCS Cooperative Agreement Award to Expand Tools to Support Nutrient-Reduction Programs

Since 2015, Newtrient has been working to advance marketplace solutions and to improve the environment. Between 2018 and 2020, Newtrient and its partners worked to advance environmental marketplace solutions and tools to improve water quality. Funded by a Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Cooperative Agreement…

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AgSTAR Releases Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Systems Handbook

AgSTAR, in coordination with technical experts, recently released a comprehensive handbook of the latest industry knowledge and best practices for anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas systems. The Project Development Handbook, or Handbook, was created to help farmers, technology developers, financial investors and policymakers better understand AD/biogas…

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Emerging Dairy Feed Additives Show Promise to Significantly Reduce U.S. Dairy’s Environmental Footprint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2020   CONTACT: SCOTT WALLIN [email protected] (407) 765-1561    ROSEMONT, Ill. – Newtrient, in collaboration with the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy and leading agriculture environmental experts, released an update on the potential of dairy feed additives for reducing dairy’s environmental…

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Newtrient Applauds Wisconsin State Assembly Passage of Bill to Boost Water Quality Trading Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jamie Vander Molen February 18, 2020 (312) 898-8218 [email protected]   ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Wisconsin State Assembly today passed legislation sponsored by Senator Cowles (R-Green Bay), Representative Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay), Senator Miller (D-Monona) and Representative Fields (D-Milwaukee) which would accelerate Wisconsin’s…

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Newtrient Applauds Wisconsin State Senate Passage of Bill to Improve Water Quality at a Lower Cost to All

For more information, please contact: Jamie Vander Molen, 312-898-8218 or  [email protected]   NEWS RELEASE May 16, 2019    Newtrient Applauds Wisconsin State Senate Passage of Bill to Improve Water Quality at a Lower Cost to All    ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Wisconsin State Senate unanimously passed…

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Newtrient Endorses New Wisconsin Legislation to Improve Water Quality at a Lower Cost to All

Wisconsin State Senator Cowles, Senator Petrowski and Representative Kitchens today announced new legislation that will boost Wisconsin’s three water quality trading programs, leading to more transactions, better use of public and private dollars and noticeable water quality improvements. Wisconsin has excelled at building a strong…

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