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California Dairy Sustainability Summit Showcases Water Quality, Conservation

Last week, the fifth annual California Dairy Sustainability Summit showcased the dairy industry’s efforts to build a more efficient, sustainable dairy sector in partnership with organizations like Sustainable Conservation. We’ve been working with the California dairy industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, and protect our critical water resources for over 20 years, […]

Industry Alliance Honors Sustainable Conservation’s Work to Protect Water Quality and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions With California Dairies

Earlier this month, John Cardoza attended the Dairy Sustainability Alliance Fall Meeting in Las Vegas to receive our 2020 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Community Contribution for our subsurface drip irrigation system that uses manure instead of synthetic fertilizers. We received the award along with our amazing partners Netafim USA, Western United Dairies, De Jager Dairy and Michael McRee Dairy. You can read more […]

2020 Annual Report

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING SUSTAINABLE CONSERVATION IN 2020. As you know, the ethos of Sustainable Conservation is collaboration – with our partners, and with you, our community of donors. Your generosity and solidarity make Sustainable Conservation’s work possible! With the hurdles that we all continue to face, it means so much to have you in […]

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 […]

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 […]