Land O’Lakes Inc. has announced that it has acquired Agren Inc., a company that develops soil health and conservation planning software. It will become a part of Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN, a farmer-focused division of the dairy company.
Half a million liters of Pahiatua groundwater (equivalent to about 18 milk tanker loads) will be saved daily due to the development and installation of a reclaimed water system at the local Fonterra site.
The USDA and Innovation Center for US Dairy have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly promote and enhance environmental sustainability in the dairy industry, building on a pact the two organizations formed in 2009.
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) will gather nutrition and environmental experts from around the world to discuss the role of dairy in sustainable diets in Seville, Spain, from February 1-2, 2018.