Just like farmers have markets for their corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock, there’s now a small, but growing, commodity market for building and storing carbon in a farm’s soils. How do farmers get paid for storing carbon?
Aldyen Donnelly, co-founder of Nori Inc., is the featured guest on this episode. Donnelly and Hoewischer discuss all things carbon and what programming Nori offers for farmers interested in carbon sequestration.
On this episode, Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Water Quality and Research Jordan Hoewischer talks with Amanda Bahn-Ziegler, account manager for Truterra, about their emergence in the carbon market space.
This episode is the first in a series that will help understand the breadth and depth of carbon program options for Ohio farmers.
The act breaks down barriers for farmers and foresters interested in participating in carbon markets so they can be rewarded for climate-smart practices.
Farmers are used to getting paid for raising a quality product — soybeans, sweet corn, apples, peppers. But a farm’s value lies in its soils, too. What if farmers could get paid for building a quality soil? Just like markets…
When the Farmers for a Sustainable Future coalition started looking at publicly available data on agricultural production and its role in the environment, what it found was “a pretty amazing story,” said Andrew Walmsley, American Farm Bureau Federation director of…