Tag Archives: Dairies

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…

SDI Podcast Double Feature

We’ve got a pair of podcasts to share with you, starting with Dairy Stream’s recent chat with Ryan Flaherty, Sustainable Conservation Director of Business Partnerships and our friends Richie Mayo, farm manager at De Jager Farms and Domonic Rossini, agronomic relationship manager at Netafim USA. They talk about scaling the system from idea to industry…

Habitat & Clean Water Wins Make the News

We’ve been in the news recently, and we thought we’d take a moment and share a few stories with you. Our teams are hard at work every day moving the needle on our programmatic work, and it’s a joy to take a pause and celebrate how much we’ve accomplished – and the possibilities in front…

Dairy’s shrinking water footprint: a key piece of the SGMA puzzle

This article originally appeared at Dairy Cares. All photos courtesy of Dairy Cares. The implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) and and other anticipated water restrictions pose major challenges for California agriculture. Without effective solutions, economists have estimated that up to one million acres of farmland will be fallowed, resulting in a revenue…

Highlights from the 2020 World Ag Expo

We were back at it this week in Tulare, CA at the 2020 World Ag Expo. We shared some of our adventures with you last year, but this time around we’ve got even more to report! The Show The World Ag Expo (or farm show, for those in the know) is the biggest outdoor ag…

2019 World Ag Expo Highlights

We’re drawing back the curtain just a little bit this week to talk about the fun we had with our staff and partners at the 2019 World Ag Expo. The Expo takes place in Tulare, CA and hosts over 100,000 participants each year – from producers and growers to industry groups, equipment vendors, state agencies…

Dairy Summit Showcases Environmental Progress, Challenges

A Path Forward, Together Farmers, trade groups, state agencies, academics and Sustainable Conservation staff filled the sold-out, inaugural California Dairy Sustainability Summit in Sacramento last week to showcase how the Golden State’s dairy industry is moving the needle on sustainability. Critical issues like conserving water, protecting air quality and water, boosting renewable energy and reducing…