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David Sparks Ph.d Newtrient
by David Sparks Ph.d, click here for bio

Program: Line on Agriculture
Date: August 08, 2018

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A company called Newtrient has as its mission the use of advanced technology in an effort to reduce the environmental footprint of dairy and make it economically viable to do so. Environmental and economic challenges continue to be defining issues for dairy. Newtrient's forward-thinking founding members are proud of Newtrient's rapid progress toward generating economic value from the many environmentally beneficial practices and technologies available to dairies. Newtrient has built a solid foundation in the emerging area of manure management and nutrient recovery. Early actions to advance innovative technologies, products and markets will have far-reaching implications on the environment, economy and communities and deliver future solutions for farmers. Newtrient CEO, Steven Rowe. "Newtrient's mission is to reduce the environmental footprint of dairy and make it economically viable to do so. Environmental and economic challenges continue to be defining issues for dairy. Newtrient's forward-thinking founding members are proud of Newtrient's rapid progress toward generating economic value from the many environmentally beneficial practices and technologies available to dairies.”

 

"Newtrient, through its forward-looking founders, has built a solid foundation in the emerging area of manure management and nutrient recovery. Early actions to advance innovative technologies, products and markets will have far-reaching implications on the environment, economy and communities and deliver future solutions for farmers," said President of the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Barbara O'Brien.

"Dairy is uniquely positioned to deliver societal benefits including improved soil health and water quality and other ecosystem benefits," said Jed Davis, Director of Sustainability at Cabot Creamery Cooperative. Newtrient's founding members recognize the environmental benefits that dairy farmers deliver to society -- far beyond milk and meat. The opportunity now is to create positive, economic incentives that benefit farmers, communities and society.

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