Farmer Guidebook to Carbon Markets Published

American Farmland Trust has published Top 10 Things You Wanted to Know About Ag Carbon Markets, a guidebook for farmers, agricultural advisors, and conservation professionals seeking in-depth information on agricultural carbon markets and climate-smart practices. The guide defines agricultural carbon markets, an environmental market developed to meet growing demand from corporations with the supply of carbon credits from the agricultural sector. The book also describes the federal government’s role in carbon markets and legislation passed to support these initiatives. It also answers logistical questions, including participation eligibility, required farmer information and access, contract duration, and other information.
Related ATTRA topic area: Carbon Farm Planning