milking station News

  • Clean Energy Contracts with Fair Oaks Dairy Affiliate to Build & Operate a New Natural Gas Fueling Station to Support a CNG Truck Fleet Set to Haul 90 Million Gallons of Milk per Year

    Renewable Dairy Fuels, an affiliate of major Indiana milk producer Fair Oaks Dairy, has contracted with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) to build and operate a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station (Fair Oaks Station) that will dispense CNG fuel to power the initial fleet of 42 CNG milk-hauling trucks that the dairy plans to deploy later this ...


    By Clean Energy

  • Accelerated Genetics Offers Afimilk Silent Herdsman Cow Monitoring System

    Accelerated Genetics, a leading A.I. company, announced it is partnering with Israeli-based Afimilk, Ltd. to provide the Afimilk  Silent Herdsman cow monitoring system to North ...


    By Afimilk Ltd

  • Monitoring methane emissions from agriculture and dairy farming

    Methane (CH4) is the second most prevalent greenhouse gas emitted from human activities. In 2014, CH4 was responsible for around 11 percent of all US greenhouse gas emissions caused by human actions. Methane is emitted by a range of natural sources such as marshlands, leakage from natural gas systems and livestock farming [1]. Domestic ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • EPA regulatory reform “listening session” scheduled for Monday, March 21, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    As part of President Obama’s Executive Order to modify or repeal regulations that are obsolete, unnecessary, unjustified, excessively burdensome, or counterproductive, the U.S. EPA will host a listening session in our regional headquarters in Boston on March 21. Individuals or groups wishing to raise concerns with existing regulations, or wishing to present recommendations on new ...

  • Feed always in front of the cows

    As the robot handles the final feed push of the day, it is the peace of mind along with the feeling of freedom, especially in the evening, that Peter Timmermann emphasises when describing the benefits of letting a robot take care of pushing feed for the 400 high-yield dairy cows on his farm at Stursbøl Østergaard. “Now I know there is always feed in front of the cows and ...


    By JOZ BV

  • Compact plant (under 100 kW) goes into operation; another contract signed

    Small, compact and economical – these are the three factors with which EnviTec Biogas is currently scoring big in Italy. With the recently signed contract for the construction of a 99kW EnviFarm compact plant, the biogas all-rounder from Lower Saxony is once again looking to replicate its earlier success in the Italian biogas plant market. The planned plant will make it possible for the two ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Sub-Saharan Africa news in brief: 10–23 February 2011

    Below is a roundup of news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 10–23 February 2011 New soybean varieties changing farmers' fortunes in Kenya More than 3,000 farmers in western Kenya have had their incomes tripled through a new project delivering superior soybean varieties. The Mumias Soybean Project, part of a bigger continental initiative, has developed drought and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Better grazing practices hold key to Kenyan droughts

    The current drought in northern Kenya has deep roots in the current practices of pastoralists that need to be addressed, says conservationist David Western. Failed rains have tipped the balance from poverty to starvation for 12 million in the Horn of Africa. But they don't explain the depth of the tragedy, any more than the growing threat of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • The Devil`s in the details: how going green can go wrong

    If we all just buy organic, fair trade, sustainable, green products we can save the world -- right? That"s what the green business movement tells us and it"s what the burgeoning hordes of green consumers want to hear. Ah, if it were only so easy. The first hint for many sustainable business advocates (including yours truly) that the road to hell could be paved with green intentions came with ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • NRDC and Berkeley Food Institute Announce Winners of the 2014 Growing Green Awards

    Today, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Berkeley Food Institute (BFI) celebrate four remarkable leaders who are advancing sustainable food and agriculture at the sixth annual Growing Green Awards. Chosen from hundreds of nominations submitted across the country by a renowned panel of judges, the 2014 ...

  • Algae: 10 superstars with strategies for success

    From the low points like the closure of the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Aquatic Species Program to highs like 2009′s “Summer of Algae”, aquatic organisms from cyanobacteria to macroalgae have maintained a hold over the imagination of a large cheering section of the biofuels industry, and indeed, the world. Lately, relentless television advertising from ...


    By Green Power

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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