The future of milk can evolve beyond organic, grass fed and a2 varieties with more widespread breeding technology, changing the way dairy farmers manage their herds, according to a new Rabobank report.
Renewable energy use in agriculture is the best way to a sustainable future for most farmers, according to Organic Valley, and solar power popularity can grow further thanks to proposed energy tax credits in the US.
In a collaboration between the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and four Pennsylvania dairy farmers, a new report finds that conservation practices generally result in a farm’s good economic health. But farmers can’t do it alone.
At a meeting between the United Dairy Industry Association, National Dairy Promotion and Research Board and National Milk Producers Federation, dairy farmers and leaders discussed protecting the US dairy checkoff from anti-animal-agriculture groups.
Non-dairy brand Miyoko’s Creamery announced a partnership with Farm Sanctuary to help California dairy farms transition to plant-based operations. They think it’s a win-win opportunity for a sustainable future.
Every year discarded pumpkins release harmful methane gas into the atmosphere as they rot in landfills. And with the mainstream consumer now prioritizing sustainable agriculture and recycling, dairy farmers are stepping in to eliminate pumpkin waste.
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 was introduced in the US House of Representatives this week, with the goal of expanding the H-2A foreign guestworker program and aiding with legalization of current workers.
After years of working under former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden officially joined Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) in April of 2019. Her role as executive VP of global environmental strategy has put her focus on telling the sustainability...
The University of Idaho has planned the largest research dairy in the US, set to break ground in 2021. A demonstration farm and agro-tourism center will accompany the 2,000-cow dairy on Idaho’s campus.