Carbon

SA growers to trial FLINTpro tech in govt-backed project

Growers in South Australia are set to trial FLINTpro technology which can gauge the carbon footprint of grain production behind and beyond the farm gate…Read More

Grain Central, August 10, 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

AgCarbon: a timeline of the story so far

Carbon farming has made a big entrance to the agricultural industry in the past decade, with more than $2 billion tied up in projects across the country…Read More

Eric Barker, July 27, 2022

Paddock grain-testing company developing soil-carbon tool

AN AGTECH company which is building a name for its paddock grain-testing tool is developing similar devices for leaf and soil-carbon levels. Hone Ag uses spectroscopy to determine leaf, grain..Read More

Eric Barker, July 6, 2022

Research shows net loss from soil-carbon program

UWA’s Professor David Pannell says growers should not expect payments to outweigh costs of sequestering soil carbon as part of the Clean Energy Regulator’s ERF program…Read More

Emma Alsop, May 30, 2022

Loam Bio, GrainCorp launch soil-carbon collaboration

A program to increase the amount of carbon stored in agricultural soils is being developed to link Loam Bio’s soil-carbon inoculum technology to GrainCorp’s grower customers…Read More

Grain Central, May 24, 2022

Concerns raised as only one carbon project generates credits in seven years

Seven years after the first soil-carbon project was developed under Australia’s carbon-trading framework, only one has been awarded credits…Read More

Eric Barker, April 22, 2022

Carbon sector says Qld jurisdiction best for development

The Carbon Market Institute has launched its inaugural Carbon Farming Scorecard report, with its analysis of Australia’s carbon farming policy frameworks finding Queensland as the best jurisdiction for the industry…Read More

Grain Central, April 19, 2022

‘Carbon farming is here’ after years of talk, work: McCosker

Carbon projects put about $189M into farmer bank accounts around the country last year, according to veteran educator and soil carbon-project pioneer Terry McCosker, to surpass a range of ag industries.
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James Nason, April 14, 2022

Qantas, ANZ, INPEX launch WA carbon project

Qantas, ANZ and Japan’s INPEX, have an MoU to progress the evaluation of a project which brings together carbon farming and renewable biofuels in WA’s Wheatbelt. ..Read More

Emma Alsop, April 4, 2022

Fels farm hosting five-year soil carbon trial

WA grower Mic Fels is hosting a five-year Carbon Ag trial on the family’s property to see if additives can improve soil carbon and bring benefits to the farming system…Read More

Grain Central, February 7, 2022

Why the price of carbon credits has tripled in the past year

After years of hovering around the same price, the value of Australia’s carbon credits has tripled in the past year…Read More

Eric Barker, January 21, 2022

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