Soils For Life
Soils For Life
Sep 22, 2021
The Great Soil Carbon Catalyst?
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How could the emerging market for soil carbon support farmers to regenerate soils?

Soil carbon offers so many benefits both above and below the soil surface, from improving farm productivity to revenue raising in carbon trading. But while the case for building soil carbon is clear, the carbon market is still evolving. So what’s the potential, what are the risks and what can be done to unlock the potential of soil carbon as an enabler of better farm management and soil stewardship? In this episode we talk to farmers, scientists and policy makers to explore the soil carbon opportunity.

Thanks to all our guests for their time and insights.

Stuart Austin, Wilmot Cattle Co. - soilsforlife.org.au/wilmot

Craig Carter, Tallawang - soilsforlife.org.au/tallawang-greener-pastures-through-restoring-landscape-hydrology

Dr. Susan Orgill - Soil Scientist, NSW Department of Primary Industries

Skye Glenday, Co-CEO, Climate Friendly - climatefriendly.com

Dr Michael Crawford, CEO, Soil CRC - soilcrc.com.au

Konrad Muller, Assistant Manager, Land, Forest and Blue Carbon Methods, Clean Energy Regulator - cleanenergyregulator.gov.au

Anthony Bennie, Assistant Secretary, Natural Capital and Markets - Federal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

agriculture.gov.au/ag-farm-food/natural-resources/landcare/sustaining-future-australian-farming/carbon-biodiversity-pilot

Have your say about the new soil carbon methodology - submissions close by Monday 27th September

https://consult.industry.gov.au/soil-carbon-method-proposed-new-method

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This Podcast has been produced by Grow Love Project in collaboration with Soils for Life.

This project is supported through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program

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