Carbon farming in Oz

Direct Action set to deliver carbon credits to farmers

“Farming groups are pushing ahead with plans for projects to store carbon in soil, after the Federal Government approved a methodology that will allow farmers to earn carbon credits.”  Written and audio coverage from ABC Rural here…

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-21/nrn-soil-carbon/5611742

Chris Smithies, Environmental Scientist at Earth Systems has provided the following comments on the Biochar Offsets Linkedin discussion group

unfortunately biochar application to soil is not an eligible management activity under this methodology but at the Carbon Farmers Conference held in Canberra in March it was stated that a methodology inclusive of biochar was due in December 2014 so hopefully one will be coming soon,


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