The “Dirt” on Carbon Contracts
The “Dirt” on Carbon Contracts: Top 5 Things to Consider Before Signing 1. Contract Length There are a wide variety of contracts for carbon out there, but when specifically talking about the contract length, programs can vary between a 1 year contract and a 10 year contract, or longer. There are pros and cons to […]
Take That to the Soil Bank
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 […]
What Support Should Farmers Expect After Signing?
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 […]