Minister launches app to help sheep producers to cut carbon

A NEW app to help sheep producers and their workers reduce their carbon footprint was launched at Hamilton’s Sheepvention Rural Expo by Victoria’s Minister for Training and Skills and Higher..Read More

Terry Sim, August 1, 2022

Welcome to AgCarbon Central

Welcome to AgCarbon Central, Australian agriculture’s dedicated online gathering-point for news, analysis and opinion across the rapidly emerging carbon industry…Read More

Jon Condon and James Nason, July 27, 2022

Sheep sustainability report’s potential for market comparisons

AUSTRALIA’S sheep industry released its first annual report on sustainability today and already producers are seeing the potential for documenting the sector’s progress in key areas…Read More

Sheep Central, July 15, 2022

Federal Government launches carbon farming review

THE newly elected Albanese Government has taken the 10th anniversary of Australia’s carbon market to announce a review of some of the controversial methods used to generate credits…Read More

Eric Barker, July 1, 2022

Emissions price plan for NZ sheep and cattle farmers

NEW Zealand is set to become the first country in the world to have farmers pay for emissions from sheep and cattle…Read More

James Nason, June 9, 2022

Scientist says ag carbon methods have ‘high integrity’

WHILE the integrity of the carbon industry has taken a battering in recent weeks, a well-renowned scientist says ag methods are still of high integrity…Read More

Eric Barker, April 13, 2022

Consumers are confused with rush to sustainability

AGRICULTURE’S environmental footprint has been under the microscope in recent years as various targets and product claims put pressure on the industry to demonstrate its efficiency…Read More

Eric Barker, March 14, 2022

Why carbon credit prices have tripled in 12 months

AFTER years of hovering around the same price, the value of Australia’s carbon credits has skyrocketed – tripling in the past year…Read More

Eric Barker, January 24, 2022

MLA releases carbon tool catalogue for producers

MEAT & Livestock Australia has released a catalogue of tools and resources for red meat producers seeking a productivity-led approach to reducing net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…Read More

Sheep Central, December 17, 2021

COP26 and net zero talks fuel carbon farming interest

MONTHS of talks about reducing greenhouse gas emissions and carbon trading has fuelled significant interest in soil carbon farming, with many producers assessing their options…Read More

Eric Barker, November 17, 2021

NZ research refines sheep methane selection value

NEW Zealand researchers believe selection and breeding of low methane-emitting sheep can make a substantial contribution to mitigation of the greenhouse gas at a low cost to industry…Read More

Sheep Central, November 12, 2021

Calls for universal framework to show ag’s carbon credentials

AUSTRALIAN agriculture needs to develop a clear framework showcasing sustainability and decarbonisation credentials to investors and customers if it is to stay globally competitive…Read More

Neil Lyon, Grain Central, June 21, 2021

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