Monthly Report

Dairy families taking key steps to earn and build trust with consumers

It’s no secret public interest in today’s food system is growing. From consumers and regulators to “foodies” and doctors, questions – and scrutiny – are on the rise about how food is grown, transported, processed and prepared.

2014: A year for dairy biogas digesters?

For most of the past two decades, there has been a robust public discussion and organized effort toward realizing the vision of building biogas digesters on California dairies. And with good reason: This technology promises the potential to create renewable energy and reduce environmental impacts while creating a new source of sustainable revenue for family farmers.

EPA recognizes California dairy family as 2013 Environmental Champion

California dairy families are innovators, constantly looking for new ways to protect, conserve and improve natural resources, such as air, land and water. Every day, they renew their commitment to the environment with real action onthe farm, where sustainability is a way-of-life.

Dairy families recognized for contributions to Valley’s cleanest ozone season on record

There’s no doubt that San Joaquin Valley air quality officials are tasked with a tough job. With its bowl shape and hot summer days, the valley is nature’s perfect oven for “baking” the basic ingredients of smog, resulting in ozone formation. 

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