Our Soils: Our Future
How they were made and how we are treating them. Thoughts from a farmer/agronomist who loves to talk about soils! My name is Mark Worner and I am an agronomist with the Agoro Carbon Alliance. Growing up in eastern Ohio at the edge of the American grain belt has resulted in me having a passion for […]
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 […]
Conventional Tillage: Compaction Mitigating Ally or an Unforeseen Antagonist?
Tradition. For thousands of years plowing and farming have gone hand-in-hand, for good reason, too. Over the centuries we have seen the benefits from our various forms of intensive tillage, from the days of horse or ox-drawn plows turning over and loosening the prairie soil making way for crop roots to more easily penetrate the […]