Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy Announces Winners of 10th Annual Sustainability Awards

The U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards program – celebrating its 10-year anniversary – has a new class of seven winners who demonstrate excellence in sustainability and contributions to the industrywide 2050 Environmental Stewardship Goals as well as positive efforts in communities.

U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards Seek Nominees for 10-year Anniversary Class

The farmer-founded Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, which unites the industry through a shared social responsibility platform, launched the awards to honor exceptional farms, businesses and partnerships for their socially responsible, economically viable and environmentally sound practices and technologies that have a broad and positive impact.

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy Welcomes Starbucks to Net Zero Initiative

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy announced Starbucks intent to support the Net Zero Initiative (NZI), a partnership of the U.S. dairy community seeking to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions, optimize water usage and improve water quality on farms.

Sustainable Food Systems, COVID-19 Drive 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Summit Dialogue

Beth Bechdol, Deputy Director-General at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, previewed the 2021 Food Systems Summit and its implications for U.S. agriculture during her keynote address of the 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Summit held virtually, Nov. 18-19.

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, EPA Announce Memorandum of Understanding

The checkoff-founded Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will open doors for increased collaboration in areas of mutual interest and allow the agency to gain a deeper understanding of and support for U.S. dairy farmers and the broader dairy community’s environmental sustainability efforts.