Episode 171. Climate-Smart Agriculture
In this episode of Voices from the Field, Colin Mitchell, a sustainable agriculture specialist based out of NCAT’s Southwest Regional Office in San Antonio, Texas, is joined by Jeanne Merrill, policy director at the California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN).
Colin and Jeanne discuss different “Climate Smart Agriculture” tools and policies in California, including the Healthy Soils Program; the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program; the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program; the Sustainable Agriculture Lands Conservation Program; the Alternative Manure Management Program; and the Climate Adaptation Program.
They also discuss carbon markets, water quality trading, and other issues.
Related ATTRA Resources:
Payments for Ecosystem Services
Agriculture, Climate Change, and Carbon Sequestration
Payments for Ecosystem Services Part I
Payments for Ecosystem Services Part II: Carbon Markets and Credit Stacking
Payments for Ecosystem Services Part III: Water Quality Trading
Conservation Easements and Ecosystem Service Markets
Using Cover Crops to Sequester Carbon
Soil Health and the Five Soil Health Principles
Soil Health and Regenerative Agriculture
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition: Climate Change and Agriculture
California Air Resources Board California Climate Investments
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