DFA, Vanguard Renewables Partner On Renewable Energy

Lizzy Schultz

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Vanguard Renewables have announced a strategic partnership to help bring anaerobic digestion technology to more farms across the country. Although renewable energy methods, like anaerobic digesters that convert manure to energy, offer solutions to the waste management and sustainability challenges facing the dairy industry, they are not broadly used on American dairy farms. The …

Ag Group, Biogas, Dairy, energy, sustainability, Waste Management

DuPont & MIAVIT Create Biogas Partnership

Joanna Schroeder

A new biogas partnership has been created between MIAVIT GmbH and DuPont Industrial Biosciences, who will now be providing its new biogas FIBREZYME® G4 enzyme to MIAVIT for incorporation into its biogas boosting products, specifically MiaMethan® ProCut, a new biogas ingredient for the ag sector. The product, says MIAVIT, improves the breakdown of difficult to digest materials enabling more efficient biogas conversion. According …

Agribusiness, Biogas, enzymes

DuPont Launches 1st Biogas Specific Enzyme- OPTIMASH

Joanna Schroeder

DuPont Industrial Biosciences has launched its first enzyme specifically for the rapidly growing biogas industry. OPTIMASH AD-100 was designed to improve biogas yields and process robustness for biomethane producers. DuPont says the enzyme has been shown to produce up to a 13 percent increase in biogas yields in anaerobic digesters, and the product should ultimately increase a biogas producer’s revenue …

Agribusiness, Biogas, enzymes, sustainability

NMPF Endorses Ag Environmental Stewardship Act

Lizzy Schultz

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) has voiced support for the Agriculture Environmental Stewardship Act, a piece of legislation introduced this week in the U.S. House of Representatives. The new bipartisan legislation will help dairy farmers increase their investment in technologies, such as manure digesters, that improve the environment and enable dairy farmers to find new ways to reduce their …

Ag Group, Biogas, Conservation, Dairy, dairy farming, environment, National Milk, sustainability

Green Cow Power Wins Biogas Award

Joanna Schroeder

Power to poop! DVO, its partner Magic Dirt and customer Green Cow Power all received biogas awards during the American Biogas Council’s (ABC) annual awards program. “We are honored that DVO, Green Cow Power and Magic Dirt all received ABC biogas awards this year,” said DVO, Inc. president, Steve Dvorak. “Everything we do at DVO is focused on furthering innovation …

award, Biogas, Dairy, energy

Biogas Opportunities Roadmap for Dairy Farms

Jamie Johansen

The White House on Friday released a Biogas Opportunities Roadmap highlighting the economic and environmental benefits and potential for biogas systems in the U.S. According to the Roadmap, biogas systems offer a wide range of potential revenue streams, growing jobs and boosting economic development for communities, businesses and dairy farms. The systems work by recycling organic material — including cow …

Ag Group, Biogas, Dairy, energy, usda