soil carbon

  1. TFF

    What Is Regenerative Agriculture? doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.577723

    What Is Regenerative Agriculture? A Review of Scholar and Practitioner Definitions Based on Processes and Outcomes Authors: Peter Newton, Nicole Civita, Lee Frankel-Goldwater, Katharine Bartel and Colleen Johns Regenerative agriculture is an alternative means of producing food that, its...
  2. Agriland RSS

    NRM offer NFU members soil carbon measurement discount

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Agricultural analysis laboratory NRM has teamed up with the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) to offer its members a discount to measure their soil carbon. As part of the agreement, NFU members get 10% off NRM’s CarbonCheck and CarbonCheck Plus packages...
  3. Farm Business RSS

    NRM partners with the NFU to improve accessibility of soil carbon measurement across the UK

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The UK’s leading agricultural analysis laboratory NRM has teamed up with the NFU to offer its members a discount to measure their soil carbon. As part of the agreement, NFU members get 10% off NRM’s CarbonCheck and CarbonCheck Plus packages. Earlier in...
  4. TFF

    The opportunities of agri-carbon markets: policy and practice 2022-01-06

    The opportunities of agri-carbon markets: policy and practice There are many corporations setting net zero targets and looking to carbon removal offsets to help them achieve these goals. There is a potential opportunity for farmers and land managers to take advantage of a new income stream...
  5. Janet Hughes Defra

    New information about local nature recovery and landscape recovery

    Morning all and happy new year. Further to the information we published about the Sustainable Farming Incentive in December (see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sustainable-farming-incentive-how-the-scheme-will-work-in-2022), today we're publishing information about the 2 other new...
  6. Direct Driller Magazine

    Carbon in soils: Why farming for carbon should be encouraged

    The British Society of Soil Science highlights both the benefits of farming for soil carbon, but also its limitations to mitigate climate change Written by Mike Abram A new Science Note produced by the British Society of Soil Science suggests farmers should be encouraged and rewarded for...
  7. Direct Driller Magazine

    Farmer Focus - Julian Gold

    November 2021 I was not sorry to see the end of harvest 2021. A combination of low yielding OSR, a large acreage of Firefly wheat that broke down to Septoria, disappointing Extase yields and spring barley that was flattened by August rains meant that it was not a vintage year for us. Luckily...
  8. Direct Driller Magazine

    Demystifying farm carbon offsetting: three watch-outs for farmers

    There’s a rise in farmers and landowners interested in getting paid for carbon sequestration. Yet in the UK, an absence of robust guidance, protocols and industry experience makes this space feel like the “wild west”. Farmers are at risk of being misled, while NGOs and industry groups are...
  9. Direct Driller Magazine

    Practical Soil Biology

    Written by Robert Patton from Plantworks UK ‘It was a new day yesterday but by God it’s an old day now’. The briefest of reflections on the COVID I could dream up, courtesy of Jethro Tull (worthy of pointing out to the younger audience not the chap that developed the seed drill). While we...
  10. Direct Driller Magazine

    Comparing infiltration rates in soils managed with conventional and alternative farming methods

    Comparing infiltration rates in soils managed with conventional and alternative farming methods: A meta-analysis Written by Andrea D. Basche and Marcia S. DeLonge, published: September 19, 2019. Republished under original Copyright. Introduction There is a need to develop more resilient...
  11. Direct Driller Magazine

    Getting paid for carbon - farmers’ top 10 concerns

    Getting paid for carbon - farmers’ top 10 concerns Andrew Voysey, Head of Sales & Carbon, Soil Capital Seemingly at every turn, getting paid for carbon is the talk of the town. A flick through recent editions of Direct Driller is proof enough! As the independent agronomy firm that launched...
  12. Direct Driller Magazine

    What we can't see

    What we can't see Written by Chris Fellows Farming is becoming as much about what we can’t see as what we can. We as farmers already know that. Many of the articles in this magazine cover what can’t be seen and the complexity of modern-day sustainable farming. Greenhouse gases in the air can’t...
  13. Direct Driller Magazine

    Opportunities in the forward-thinking world of regenerative farming

    Opportunities in the forward-thinking world of regenerative farming Written by Thomas Gent from Gentle Farming The Gentle Farming system will produce the first carbon offset certificates in the Autumn. The buyers can see a portfolio of local farms or those that reflect their needs. Gentle...
  14. S

    Carbon footprint /offset

    How are mixed farms planning to deal with this? If you are owner occupier there are more options I think like planting poorer ground with trees etc. What would you do as a tenant when all woods trees etc belong to the land owner estate etc. I am struggling to know what to do here 🤷🏻‍♂️
  15. Agriland RSS

    Soil carbon sequestration: Is it a geographic lottery?

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Farmers face a ‘geographic lottery’ in terms of soil carbon sequestration, if plans to reward them financially for increasing soil carbon stocks are to be introduced, two leading soil scientists have confirmed. Rothamsted Research Prof. Andrew Neal...
  16. Sustainable Food Trust

    What role for livestock in climate-friendly farming? Nov 2021

    What role for livestock in climate-friendly farming? If we are to address the challenges of climate change, biodiversity decline and the crisis in public health, we must tackle the fundamental issues in our food and farming systems. The dominant industrial model of food production is hugely...
  17. Henery

    Carbon and grassland , interesting article

    https://sustainablefoodtrust.org/articles/what-role-for-livestock-in-climate-friendly-farming/ Apologies if this has been posted previously, but worth a read.
  18. Agriland RSS

    Practical guide to monitoring soil carbon launched

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland A new practical guide to assessing soil carbon promises to answer farmers’ key questions at a time when many are looking to understand their soil health. Produced by Duchy College, Plymouth University, Rothamsted Research and the Farm Carbon Toolkit...
  19. CPM RSS

    Sustainable Farming Incentive scheme may lead to ‘postcode lottery’ over soil carbon

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Farmers face a ‘postcode lottery’ if plans to reward them financially for increasing soil carbon stocks are to be introduced, warns Rothamsted soil scientists. Presenting their data this week at the University of Cambridge, Rothamsted’s...
  20. Agriland RSS

    University of Gloucestershire carrying out major research to protect soil

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland World Soil Day on Sunday, December 5, is the one day in the year that the United Nations asks everyone to think about the role of soil in their daily lives. Researchers at the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI) within University of...
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