09 Mar '12, 1pm

Sustainable dairies: The cream of the crop

Sustainable dairies: The cream of the crop

When you think of products with hefty carbon footprints, milk may not be the first to come to mind. But global emissions from milk production equal that of the airline industry. About three-fourths of the emissions occur before milk even leaves the farm, coming in the form of methane from cows' belches and farts , fertilizer from feed crops and the use of manure as a fertilizer. Aside from emissions, dairy farming -- especially factory farming -- can cause local pollution as well, either from manure or the large-scale crop-growing operations needed to feed cows. So it makes sense that many dairies are working to slim their carbon footprints. And the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy on Thursday recognized the leaders with the first U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards . The awards are part of the 4-year-old U.S. Dairy Sustainability Commitment , an industry effort to reduce its...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/03/09/sustainable-dairi...

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