Soil erosion is a problem. On a purely economic basis, the loss of topsoil is like losing hard spent fertilizer dollars. For most soils, among the highest concentrations of soil nutrients, like potash and phosphorus, are found in the topsoil. Many times, this zone is where the fertilizer nutrients are applied, and this is where […]
Some of the commonly asked questions we hear from farmers are, “what happens after I sign a carbon contract?” “What’s next? Will I be supported throughout this process?” Our Illinois based agronomist shares the next steps with the Agoro Carbon Alliance that farmers can expect: What happens after signing up? What data do farmers need […]
Did you know that changing your nitrogen (N) management practices for various crops creates opportunities for earning carbon credit payments? In many instances across the U.S., too much N is applied be properly utilized by the plant. Performing best practices around N management reduces N loss pathways from nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions and groundwater leaching […]
There are inherent challenges with introducing new conservation practices on any farm. Whether it is in a corn, soybean or wheat field or others, these challenges may be the same or they may be unique, depending on a variety of factors. When an additional layer of constraint is added to these systems, the challenge can […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcecCLaBpM8 Considerations to be aware of before signing a carbon contract. Iowa-based agronomist, Clay Craighton offers real, practical advice.
Anastasia Pavlovic, COO, talks our relationship with existing sustainable farmers/early adapter of conservation practices today.
Upon reviewing the list of practice changes that growers can implement to enroll in a carbon credit program one that seems to generate confusion is nitrogen efficiency. What does the efficient usage of nitrogen have to do with sequestering carbon? It is important to first explain what the term “nitrogen efficiency” means in terms of […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAbRx8nsDeU Alex Bell, Agoro Carbon CEO, shares what incentives and commitment we offer Agoro farmers.
No-Till: How To Successfully Make the Transition Transitioning to no-till on your farm might seem challenging, but the experiences from many farmers show the opposite. However, it is good to be aware of the changes expected. Here we touch on some of the main changes that come with no-till farming and things to consider. Transitioning to […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0sQGsdSrhA Anastasia Pavlovic, COO, talks through the main challenges she sees in implementing sustainable farming practices.