Payments for Ecosystem Services. Part 3. Water Quality Trading

This webinar hosted by NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Colin Mitchell features presentations by two experts, Brian Brandt and Mark Kieser, who are currently working on projects to advance water quality trading programs for farmers and ranchers.

Mark Kieser is a senior scientist at Kieser & Associates, LLC, and is now actively working on unique variations of market-based approaches for water quality investments, particularly in the Ag sector. Brian Brandt is the Agriculture Conservation Innovations Director at American Farmland Trust. Brian’s presentation focuses on the lessons learned from the Ohio River Basin Water Quality Trading Project and the development of a new voluntary water quality trading market.

This video is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG.