Ag Carbon Podcast Episode 20: Biodiversity’s Role In Ag Carbon

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The podcast featuring Christopher Daley, a Carbon Project Development Specialist, looks into the role of biodiversity in the agricultural carbon market. Daley emphasizes the importance of biodiversity,  highlighting its crucial role in sustaining ecosystems and supporting agriculture. Increasing biodiversity offers numerous benefits for farmers and ranchers, including healthier soil, higher yields, and better water management. […]

Biodiversity’s Impact on Soil Health and Rancher Profitability

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In cattle production, biodiversity in pastures is vital for soil health and rancher success. A diverse plant ecosystem provides many benefits including enhanced water and nutrient retention, and increasing resilience to weather extremes. Improved soil health also boosts forage productivity, which can act as a shield against droughts. For ranchers, there’s an opportunity for a […]

Increasing Forage Biodiversity: Advice For Ranchers

Improving plant biodiversity on your ranch will often increase forage supply, forage quality, and soil health, along with carbon capture potential. Increasing plant biodiversity often comes in the form of interseeding or overseeding desirable grasses and/or legumes to change the composition or productivity of a forage base. Forbs can also be of interest but are […]