Press releases

Farmers building healthy soil featured on new regional tour

Nine farmers in southeast Minnesota are being featured on a new tour highlighting conversation practices that build and restore soil health.

S.M. Hentges & Sons in Jordan upgrade old excavators

Environmental Initiative has partnered with S.M. Hentges & Sons to upgrade two Komatsu excavators through Project Green Fleet.

Ulland Brothers upgrades old Class 8 Mack truck

Ulland Brothers in Virginia, Minn. recently replaced a 2005 Class 8 Mack truck with a new, cleaner burning model through Project Green Fleet.

Northland Constructors in Duluth upgrade three Class 8 trucks

Environmental Initiative has partnered with Northland Construction to replace three Class 8 Mack trucks manufactured in the 1990s with new, cleaner burning models.

Landwehr Construction in St. Cloud upgrades crawler tractor and excavator

Landwehr Construction in St Cloud, Minn. recently replaced one crawler tractor and one excavator, reducing air pollution in their construction fleet.

Media release: Crescent Towing cleans up emissions on 10 tugboats

Environmental Initiative has partnered with Crescent Towing to replace 20 old diesel-powered engines on 10 tugboats in their fleet in New Orleans.

Midwest Row Crop Collaborative conducts campaign to normalize regenerative agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is gaining momentum as row crop producers express increasing interest in the benefits of more resilient farming systems and more companies invest in strategies to meet environmental goals and support robust agricultural systems. Responding to this need, and with funding from the Walmart Foundation, Midwest Row Crop Collaborative (MRCC) members are embarking on a targeted media campaign to help increase acceptance of regenerative agriculture within farming communities.

For immediate release: Report trends show financial and environmental success for dairy farmers

Three Stearns County dairy farmers enroll in a project to measure the financial cost or benefit of conservation practices (Stearns County, Minn.) — Three Stearns County dairy farmers have experienced improved environmental impacts and lower financial costs while implementing conservation…

For immediate release: Dairy farmers share early financial and environmental successes

Three Stearns County dairy farmers enroll in a project to measure the financial cost or benefit of new conservation practices (Stearns County, Minn.) — Three Stearns County dairy farmers are featured in a new video about farm conservation and finances.