News and Events
When we talk about managing our GHG emissions and carbon sequestration, the language is usually in numbers. That's helpful in one sense, but can also be very abstract.
Locking carbon in the soil is one of the most important things we can do as farmers and growers.
Back in 2009 we were trying to come up with a term to describe the process of positive soil regeneration on farming, aiming to build soil carbon and improve the structure of soils.
One of the biggest brands of organic yogurts in the USA take carbon footprinting of their products very seriously. An extract from their webpage explains:
Farm Carbon Calculator version 3.0 has been made possible by:
Funding by Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit
Read about our carbon footprinting exercise with Julian Gold, manager of East Hendred Farm, a large arable farm in Oxfordshire.
FCCT co-Director Jonathan Smith was featured in a SWARM case study. Find out more about his approach to growing organic vegetables here.
On November 13th-14th the Soil Association are holding a Soil Symposium in Bristol.
The long awaited new IPCC report on Climate Change has been released, and is very robust in its assessments. You can read comprehensive summaries here: