A lot of people ask us what dairy farmers are doing to be environmentally sustainable. So, we’re going to show you the ways dairy farmers have been sustainable for years...starting with poop!
Manure on the farm, that is, and how dairy farmers “close the loop” to do what’s best for the planet, the cows and the folks on the farm. Closing the loop simply means taking what would otherwise be considered waste and recycling it into new, valuable materials. Much like you might compost in your own home garden, dairy farmers compost on the farm.
Let’s look at what one of our farmers is doing to sustainably compost and recycle cow manure.