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Is carbon sequestration on farms actually working to fight climate change?

April 16, 2020 | By Gabriel Popkin

Trey Hill led a small group of fellow farmers to a field outside his office in Rock Hall on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It was a cloudy February day, but the ground was alive with color — purple and red turnip tops mixing exuberantly with green rye, vetch and clover, and beneath it all, rich brown soil. Hill reached down, yanked a long, thick, white daikon radish from the earth and showed his visitors sumptuous coffee-colored clods clinging to hairy rootlets. Those clumps, he explained, hoard carbon — carbon that’s not heating the planet.

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These farmers say they try to stem pollution, it’s expensive

February 11, 2020

Landis says the investment on his farm will pay off, trusting that millennials and other Earth-conscious shoppers will seek out and pay more for milk from farms like his — farms that are quickest to accept new environmental regulation.

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Why are Californians asking about Florida cow poop? It’s all about climate change

February 10, 2020 | Palm Beach Daily News

A niche market spurred by greenhouse gas restrictions has businessman eyeing Florida’s dairy farms as biogas generators.

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Your Dairy Can Get To Net Zero GHG Emissions

August 09, 2019 | By Mike Opperman | Farm Journal's MILK

While sustainability is a three-legged stool made up of environmental practices, social outreach and business longevity, many producers have established innovative practices to reduce the impact their dairy has on the environment.

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