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Is carbon sequestration on farms actually working to fight climate change?
April 16, 2020 | By Gabriel PopkinTrey 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.
These farmers say they try to stem pollution, it’s expensive
February 11, 2020Landis 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.
Your Dairy Can Get To Net Zero GHG Emissions
August 09, 2019 | By Mike Opperman | Farm Journal's MILKWhile 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.