MMPA was one of 10 dairy cooperatives and industry partners to receive funding totaling $112 million. Announced by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the nearly $1 billion in funding targeted 81 partnership projects that incentivize environmental sustainability.
November 24, 2023
Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA), in partnership with Newtrient and others, has been awarded a $6.2 million grant through the 2023 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).
Foremost Farms has selected Ginkgo as its partner of choice to develop a new upcycling technology because of Ginkgo's metabolic engineering and analytical capabilities, which will allow strain optimization for challenging environmental conditions while avoiding common toxicity issues.
November 9, 2023
Through this partnership, Foremost Farms will leverage Gingko's bioproduction services to develop and commercialize a new technology that could help upcycle billions of pounds of dairy co-products each year.
It outlines the company’s progress towards its sustainability commitments and showcases the work being done to drive even greater positive global impact across operations, supply chains and communities, the company stated.
November 7, 2023
Cargill’s sustainability strategy is intentionally designed to deliver on the company’s purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way, by creating products, partnerships and programs in the prioritized areas of Climate, Land and Water and People.
In Episode 33 of the “Let’s Talk Dairy Podcast,” Muriel Acat-Vergnet, president and CEO; Juan Felipe Rivera Carreno, manager of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); and Julie Pickette, marketing services manager for PROVA Inc., discuss ethically sourced ingredients and sustainability at the Montreuil, Ile-de-France, France-headquartered company.
The grant was one of 81 announced on Nov. 1, through the USDA RCPP, which awarded more than $1 billion in funding to advance and expand the reach of conservation efforts and climate-smart agriculture through partner-driven solutions to conservation on agricultural land.
November 3, 2023
Dairy cooperative will implement a
pilot project to reduce methane emissions on dairy farms through the use of an innovative feed
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