Monthly Report

Cow comfort, water efficiency remain top priorities for California dairies during persistent drought

The California drought has officially reached every inch of the Golden State, this according to the

Drought underscores decades-long progress of water efficiency by dairy farms, agriculture

California farmers, workers and residents are unfortunate witnesses to history. The Golden State is in the throes of one of the driest years since record keeping began in the 1800s.

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.

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