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  • Published: Oct 5th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Carbon Credits for Farmland

| Sourced From Porkmag.com |

If agricultural producers are allowed to participate in a national cap-and-trade system to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the opportunity to sell carbon offsets could prompt farmers to manage their land differently, according to a new USDA report. The policy would encourage farmers to manage land in ways that increases the amount of carbon stored in soil organic matter and plant biomass, including residue.

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Agriculture to pay for carbon scheme

| Sourced From Farm Weekly |

THE proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) will have negative implications on the agriculture sector, according to Australian Farm Institute executive director Mick Keogh.

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  • Published: Jan 30th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Carbon credits new revenue stream for agriculture

| Sourced From The Tribune |

Eastern Colorado farmers and ranchers are sitting on virtually tons of additional revenue that one Weld County resident says now is the time to look at the possibilities.

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New cash crop for farmers could be carbon trade

| Sourced From Fredrick News Post |

Carbon emissions are increasingly at the forefront of policy issues, and experts say agricultural practices could play a role in decreasing emissions while providing farmers with a new cash crop.

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  • Published: Jan 3rd, 2009
  • Category: USA
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New USDA office to assess carbon credit values, Schafer says

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