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?
Ohio Farm Bureau values input from community councils, which contribute to the grassroots policy making process for the organization.
A growing list of food companies and agribusinesses are offering payments to farmers for climate-smart farming practices if these practices can be adequately documented.
While farmers are always open to new climate-smart practices and technology to reduce emissions levels, they could play an even larger role in the future to help achieve climate goals by adopting voluntary practices to offset greenhouse gas emissions, such…