Sustainability

Land O'Lakes has held minority equity in Iowa-based Agren since 2016. Pic: ©GettyImages/Sasiistock

Land O’Lakes acquires soil software company Agren

By Beth Newhart

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.

Synlait is aiming to become a Certified B Corporation.

Synlait looks to sustainable future

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Synlait Milk has committed to reducing its environmental impact over the next decade by targeting key areas of its value chain.

Pahiatua is already Fonterra New Zealand’s most water efficient site.

Fonterra using condensation to save water

By Jim Cornall

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.