Ten USDA Hub Co-Leads Attend NutriHarvest® Organic Fertilizers Open House and Farm Tour

Ten USDA Hub Co-Leads Attend NutriHarvest® Organic Fertilizers Open House and Farm Tour

The open house hosted by the NutriHarvest team for USDA Hub Co-leads served as a platform to showcase innovative approaches in organic farming, particularly in the realm of organic fertilizers. The event highlighted NutriHarvest's breakthroughs in organic fertilizer production, emphasizing a revolutionary nutrient recovery process. Attendees had the opportunity to witness firsthand NutriHarvest's commitment to sustainability through a tour of the farm partner's biodigester, which not only produces essential resources such as animal bedding, electricity, and building heat but also supports the commercial organic fertilizer operation. For the first time, ten USDA NRCS Hub Co-leads, and other USDA leadership from across the country gathered in Burlington, Vermont.


In the realm of agriculture, sustainability is becoming increasingly paramount. With the looming challenges of water quality degradation, innovative approaches are essential to ensure the longevity and productivity of our farming practices. Along with the dairy partner, the NutriHarvest team welcomed USDA Leads, showcasing groundbreaking advancements in organic fertilizers made from farm waste. Let's delve into the highlights of this event and explore the exciting developments in sustainable agriculture.

Revolutionizing Organic Fertilizers

NutriHarvest® Organic Fertilizers

At the heart of the open house was pioneering work in organic fertilizer production. Through a revolutionary nutrient recovery process, NutriHarvest has developed a new organic fertilizer that promises to revolutionize farming practices. Attendees had the privilege of witnessing firsthand the intricate process behind this innovation, gaining insights into how organic waste nutrient materials can be transformed into valuable resources for soil health and crop productivity.

During the open house, attendees were treated to an immersive tour of the biodigester, gaining a deeper understanding of its functionalities and its significance in promoting sustainable farming practices.

Collaboration and Communication

May 09, 2023. Organized and invited by the USDA Northeast Climate Hub, the open house served a broader purpose. It provided a platform for discussions among USDA Leads on how they could effectively serve their regional hubs and collaborate to address climate-related challenges in agriculture. Moreover, the event facilitated communication channels for conveying USDA Climate Hub materials, connections, and collaboration opportunities to USDA NRCS leadership and staff, fostering a culture of knowledge exchange and cooperation.


The dairy farm and NutriHarvest open house for USDA Leads was not just an opportunity to showcase innovative organic fertilizers; it was a testament to the collective efforts towards building a more sustainable future for agriculture. Through initiatives like these, we can harness the power of innovation, collaboration, and communication to address the pressing challenges of water quality and ensure the resilience and vitality of our agricultural systems.

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