environment


Reducing dairy environmental footprint makes good business sense!

April 21st, 2017

Did you know that greenhouse gas emissions from Canadian dairy farms have gone down an average of 1% a year between 1990 and 2012?

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Why do dairy farmers participate in research?

December 13th, 2016

Our family at Clovermead Farms has always been prone to being early adopters of technology.

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Building a Future for Agriculture in Canada

August 21st, 2014

Deborah is a proud and passionate Canadian dairy farmer at Clovermead Farms. Her talk will open your eyes to the world of modern farming and it will challenge you on how you can support a bright future for agriculture.

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Striving for Carbon Neutrality

August 1st, 2014

A general philosophy for farmers is to leave their farm and land in better shape and better productivity than when they started farming. I am the 7th generation to farm the land at Clovermead Farms and I can proudly say that sustainable farming has been a part of our family’s farming culture.

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Putting the Environment into proAction

December 13th, 2013

In November I had the pleasure to help chair DFC’s Environment Symposium.

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Supporting a Sustainable Dairy Industry

August 7th, 2013

Ferme Sylvain Laquerre Inc., winner of the 2013 Dairy Farm Sustainability Award, has multiple initiatives to improve the environment and overall sustainability of the farm.

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Let’s work together on proAction!

August 2nd, 2013

Delegates from all 10 provinces have voted in favour of Dairy Farmers of Canada’s (DFC) proAction Initiative at its recent annual general meeting in Toronto.

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Farmers Working with Nature

February 27th, 2013

Our farm had the honour of being recognized as the Ontario winner of the 2012 Dairy Farm Sustainability Award. I’d like to thank DFC and Lely for this award.

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Dairy farming can be sustainable!

February 11th, 2013

Anaerobic digestion of manure is one tool that farmers are using on Canadian farms.

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Sustainable Farm Practices at Lakeside Dairy

September 7th, 2012

Our farm uses a lot of new technologies to help us be more efficient.

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