Rosy-Lane Holsteins Applies for DNR Green Tier Status
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 04/30/2013
A Jefferson County dairy operation is one of seven companies in the state that have applied for Wisconsin's Green Tier program.
Rosy-Lane Holsteins LLC of Watertown--which is owned by Lloyd & Daphne Holterman, Tim Strobel and Jordan Matthews--has submitted its application for Green Tier status with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
To be eligible, participants must have a good environmental record, commit to superior environmental performance, and implement an Environmental Management System.
Rosy-Lane Holsteins farms 1,500 acres and cares for more than 1,500 animals, including 825 Holstein cows providing milk for cheese production.
Other companies that have applied for the program include American eLiquid Store; Madison Environmental Group, LLC; New Glarus Brewing Company; Phillips Medisize Corporation - Design and Development Center; Precision Machine, Inc.; and Red Eye Brewing Company.
The DNR will accept comments on the applications through May 28.