[Featuring ABC members Cornell University and Noblehurst Farms] “Our science is getting better, our ability to formulate diets is getting better,” said Mike Van Amburgh, Cornell University professor of animal science. “The ability to measure nutrient flux on the whole farm system has improved. As we advance our understanding of nutrient use — nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium — we have really large reductions of those things entering the environment. In every category we’re down 15-31%,” he said. “That’s amazing progress. There’s no state in the union that’s made that kind of progress.” More >>