Planet of Plenty

Agriculture has the greatest potential to shape the future of our planet. With the advent of new agriculture technologies, the adoption of improved farm management practices and, above all, the ingenuity inherent in the human spirit, a world of abundance could be ours. Join us as we work together for a Planet of Plenty.

Planet of Plenty

Agriculture has the greatest potential to shape the future of our planet. With the advent of new agriculture technologies, the adoption of improved farm management practices and, above all, the ingenuity inherent in the human spirit, a world of abundance could be ours. Join us as we work together for a Planet of Plenty.

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These are their stories.

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Cows keep the lights on: Using methane digesters to turn waste into watts

Cows keep the lights on: Using methane digesters to turn waste into watts

When the sun rises each morning and we turn on the lights to start our day, many of us are unaware of exactly where the electricity lighting our homes originates or how it is created. For many homes in California’s San Joaquin Valley, that electricity is being powered by an unexpected source: cow manure.

At Fiscalini Farms outside Modesto, California, Brian Fiscalini and his family are practicing sustainable dairy farming by using a dairy methane digester. The methane digester converts the manure created by their dairy cows into electricity by combining the manure with high levels of heat.

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From a seed, a forest. From an idea, a movement.

Here’s to the original innovators, those closest to the land and the ones who couldn’t love it more. It’s the spirit of the farmer to see promise and possibility, and to believe that one choice could create a change.