Chris Kopman writes in GreenBiz about the many climate-smart practices that U.S. dairy farms are adopting.
- The U.S. dairy industry has set a goal to be carbon neutral by 2050 while improving water use efficiency.
- One farm in Washington has employed the use of hungry worms to break down bacteria and purify the farm’s wastewater, which is then repurposed for crop irrigation.
- Farmers are also using digesters which convert the methane from manure into renewable natural gas.
- America’s farmers are our first environmentalists and will need to play a major role in any durable climate strategy.
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