The framework recognizes that in order to affect change in water quality, there is a need for increased inputs, measured as funding, staff and resources.
Through a partnership with Anuvia Plant Nutrients, the company developed a sustainable fertilizer from renewable biological materials collected from manure treatment systems at the company’s hog farms.
Once an Environmental Steward, always a steward.
Mike Ehlers and his family are just one shining example of crop and hog producers taking steps to protect water quality.
There is ample scientific evidence supporting the nutritive value of meat, including pork, which has critical vitamins and minerals
The partnership’s first project aims to pilot and scale agriculture practices on 500,000 acres of corn to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve water quality.
The farm’s solar array will cover approximately 75% of the farm’s energy demand and reduce energy costs by the same amount.
Pork, soybean and corn organizations sign memorandum of understanding on sustainability research.