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Agricarbon: helping farmers tap into the carbon credits market

Agricarbon: helping farmers tap into the carbon credits market

Colin Campbell, Matt Gorman, Helaina Black and Stewart Arbuckle look at soil
"It is vital that this carbon benefit is realised in the short term to address the climate crisis"
Colin Campbell, Matt Gorman, Helaina Black and Stewart Arbuckle look at soil

An initiative supported by the James Hutton Institute has set its sights on developing methods for measuring soil carbon with a cost-effective commercial tool to help UK farmers tap into the carbon credits market.

Agricarbon, led by Invergowrie farmer Stewart Arbuckle, has funding from Heathrow Airport, which aims to be one of the world’s first aviation hubs to become carbon neutral for its infrastructure and the first to target zero-carbon by the mid-2030s.

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Bernardo Rodriguez-Salcedo, Media Manager, James Hutton Institute, Tel: +44 (0)1224 395089 (direct line), +44 (0)344 928 5428 (switchboard) or +44 (0)7791 193918 (mobile).

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This article was originally posted by The James Hutton Institute