Tag Archives: Agriculture

Feeding the Future: Can Dairies be Environmentally Sustainable?

Missed the latest webinar in our new Feeding the Future series? We’ve got you covered with highlights and a full recording of the event. Sustainable Conservation’s Director of Business Partnerships Ryan Flaherty moderated a fantastic panel of experts who discussed daily dairy operations, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, water quality concerns, and sustainable practices. Our panel included…

Grizzly Gratitude Week: Celebrating Elliot Grant

This week, we’re celebrating our GrizzlyCorps fellow Elliot Grant for his great contributions to our soil health research at Sustainable Conservation. Elliot joined us to research soil health practices that might benefit water resources in the San Joaquin Valley and on the Central Coast, and he’s doing a fantastic job! Read on for a bit…

Feeding the Future: Sustainable Food for People and Planet

Missed the first webinar in our new Feeding the Future series? We’ve got you covered with highlights and a full recording of the event. CEO Ashley Boren kicked off the event by discussing our global food system, the unique role California plays and the key factors of a sustainable and climate-friendly food system. Agriculture accounts…

Burroughs Family of Farms Receives 2020 CA Leopold Conservation Award

Photo: Paolo Vescia The votes have been tallied, and thanks to our esteemed panel of judges, we’re pleased to announce that this year’s California Leopold Conservation Award recipient is Burroughs Family of Farms. Continuous Innovation 45 years ago, Ward and Rosie took over Ward’s father’s conventional dairy and beef farm. Today, they work with their…

Balancing California’s Water Future

A Vital Resource California’s groundwater – a critical resource in times of drought – is disappearing faster than we’re replenishing it. Our underground savings accounts are tapped, and we face a host of challenges like land subsidence, storage capacity loss and, most importantly, a dwindling water supply for California’s dry times. To address groundwater reliability,…

Scaling Innovation and Environmental Wins: Sustainable Conservation Partnership Receives 2020 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award

This Earth Day, we celebrated 50 years of conservation consciousness at home – and today we’re celebrating all our work in the field! We’re pleased to announce that Sustainable Conservation, Netafim USA, Western United Dairies, De Jager Dairy and Michael McRee Dairy were honored with the 2020 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Community Contribution…