greenhouse gas emissions


Sustainable Dairy PA initiative addresses Chesapeake Bay watershed

· June 29, 2021

The Hershey Company, Land O’Lakes Inc., and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay have partnered to implement on-farm best management practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Initial funding for Sustainable Dairy PA comes from The Hershey Company’s $300,000 commitment to support the Alliance for the […]

Illinois study: Rotating crops lowers greenhouse gas emissions

· May 25, 2018

There’s now another reason to rotate. Scientists at the University of Illinois have provided further evidence that rotating crops increases yield and lowers greenhouse gas emissions compared to continuous corn or soybean. “I think farmers in today’s world are looking for reasons to avoid growing in a monoculture. They’re looking to diversify and rotate their […]

Syngenta Good Growth Plan shows crop yield increases

· March 26, 2018

Syngenta is making strong progress with The Good Growth Plan in increasing crop yields while using precious resources more efficiently, safely, and sustainably. This is demonstrated by the program’s fourth-year results, published today. The Good Growth Plan, which consists of six commitments to support sustainable growth in agricultural production and the development of rural communities […]

McDonald’s to focus on beef production in greenhouse gas plan

· March 21, 2018

On Tuesday, McDonald’s announced it will be partnering with franchisees and suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to McDonald’s restaurants and offices by 36 percent by 2030 from a 2015 base year. Additionally, McDonald’s has committed to a 31 percent reduction in emissions intensity (per metric ton of food and packaging) across its supply […]

Monsanto progresses on carbon neutral operational footprint

· February 21, 2017

According to Monsanto’s 2016 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together, the company is right on track to achieving a carbon neutral operational footprint by 2021 and in promoting climate-smart agriculture practices. “We understand the crucial role agriculture has in feeding the world while utilizing the least amount of resources possible. We are committed to helping farmers […]

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