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Carbon by Indigo Farmers Receive Second Carbon Farming Payment

More than $3.7 million in payments were issued to farmers, who earned $30 per carbon credit sold, creating a consistent income stream and driving momentum for carbon farming.

Indigo Ag today announced it has made a second set of payments to farmers in the Carbon by Indigo program. The payments, which total more than $3.7 million, come ahead of the company’s second credit issuance, anticipated for the first half of 2023.


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CHS to Pay Members to Enroll in Bayer Carbon Farming Program

Agricultural seeds and chemicals supplier Bayer AG is expanding its carbon farming program to members of U.S. farm cooperative CHS Inc, boosting incentives for members to participate in the program. The agreement will make it easier for CHS's 75,000 farmer-members to enroll in Bayer's Carbon Program, an early leader in the drive to encourage farmers to capture carbon by planting off-season crops, tilling the ground less and use fertilizer more efficiently. 
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Crop of the Future: Carbon?

An increasing awareness and concern about the environment, changes in government policy, America’s re-entry into the Paris Agreement and a robust demand for carbon offsets all point toward an appetite for a different type of agricultural crop – carbon. Read more in this article from Texas A&M University Extension.
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[Podcast] California Vineyards Using Cover Crops to Sequester Carbon

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Miguel Garcia, Sustainable Agriculture Program Manager with the Napa County Resource Conservation District in California.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Miguel Garcia, Sustainable Agriculture Program Manager with the Napa County Resource Conservation District in California.
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Carbon Farming Growing in Interest

Mitchell Hora walks to a field on his family’s southeast Iowa farm, where 5-inch-high soybeans grow in alternating rows with 4-foot-tall cereal rye. The 25-year-old admits that combining the two crops would make most farmers freak out. Read more in this article from The Hawk Eye (Burlington, IA).
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The National No-Tillage Conference returns January 9-12, 2024! Build and refine your no-till system with dozens of new ideas and connections at the 32nd Annual National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. Jan. 9-12, 2024. Experience an energizing 4-day agenda featuring inspiring general session speakers, expert-led No-Till Classrooms and collaborative No-Till Roundtables. Plus, Certified Crop Adviser credits will be offered.

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