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Trees provide new life for former farmer - Sault Star

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 04:13

Sault Star

Trees provide new life for former farmer
Sault Star
Peter Gagnon, of Simply Superior Services and field adviser for Forests Ontario, said although there is much forest in Northern Ontario, land that has been cleared and is no longer suitable for agriculture does not contribute much to providing things ...

Agriculture briefs - The Hutchinson News

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 08:01

Agriculture briefs
The Hutchinson News
CSP also encourages the adoption of cutting-edge technologies and new management techniques such as precision agriculture applications, on-site carbon storage and planting for high carbon sequestration rate, and new soil amendments to improve water ...

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Democratic gubernatorial candidates talk issues at forum - Salina Journal

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 04:23

Salina Journal

Democratic gubernatorial candidates talk issues at forum
Salina Journal
Andersen said through carbon sequestration, Kansas can be carbon neutral in five years and increase the water-holding capacities in the soil. “It's not just about saving water, it's about using water effectively,” he said. “Every gallon pumped has to ...

Ohio State students build supercomputer for earth science research - NBC4i.com

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 21:33

NBC4i.com

Ohio State students build supercomputer for earth science research
NBC4i.com
“The goal here is to have carbon dioxide dissolve into the water so that it can stay there for many years and does not leak back to the atmosphere,” Amooie said. The idea to build Buckeye Pi came from a United Kingdom project called Raspberry Pi, which ...

Assistance available to agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program - High Plains Journal

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 14:06

Assistance available to agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program
High Plains Journal
Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program. Through CSP, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service helps private landowners build their business while ...

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Apple Challenges Amazon - The Market Mogul

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 17:37

The Market Mogul

Apple Challenges Amazon
The Market Mogul
Shell is not the only company looking to move into clean energy. It's competitors, BP, Exxon Mobil and Chevron are all showing an increased interest in new energy initiatives. Following a move away from wind farms at the beginning of the millennium, BP ...

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Shell Ramps Up Spending Spree into Clean Energy - The Market Mogul

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 16:26

Shell Ramps Up Spending Spree into Clean Energy
The Market Mogul
Shell is not the only company looking to move into clean energy. It's competitors, BP, Exxon Mobil and Chevron are all showing an increased interest in new energy initiatives. Following a move away from wind farms at the beginning of the millennium, BP ...

Assistance available to ag producers - Wilmington News Journal, OH

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 14:52

Assistance available to ag producers
Wilmington News Journal, OH
... actively managing, maintaining, and expanding conservation activities like cover crops, ecologically-based pest management, buffer strips, and pollinator and beneficial insect habitat – all while maintaining active agriculture production on their ...
Conservation Stewardship Program offers assistance to ag producersBuffalo Reflex

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Nersa welcomes Mkhize as petroleum pipelines regulator - Creamer Media's Engineering News

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 14:38

Nersa welcomes Mkhize as petroleum pipelines regulator
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Further, Mkhize has extensive experience in the energy sector, having served as vice-chair of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum from 2009 to 2010; and as gas commissioner for the South Africa/Mozambique Gas Commission, as well as the South ...

Irish Natural and Hill Farmers Association believe farmers “need to stop being led by the nose” - Leitrim Observer

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 14:05

Leitrim Observer

Irish Natural and Hill Farmers Association believe farmers “need to stop being led by the nose”
Leitrim Observer
The Association also wants the abolition of the existing tax free incentive scheme for investment in forestry and want any carbon credits arising from carbon sequestration of farming land to belong to the actual farmers. Clear felling should be banned ...

Take these 9 steps to demystify science-based targets - GreenBiz

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:15

GreenBiz

Take these 9 steps to demystify science-based targets
GreenBiz
Implement your target. You may want to explore emissions reduction strategies best suited to your company's industry. For example, transportation companies may focus on fuel efficiency while a consumer goods company looks to product innovation. Broad ...

Conservation Stewardship Program offers assistance to ag producers - Buffalo Reflex

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 08:13

Conservation Stewardship Program offers assistance to ag producers
Buffalo Reflex
... producers and forest landowners earn payments for actively managing, maintaining and expanding conservation activities, such as cover crops, ecologically based pest management, buffer strips, and pollinator and beneficial insect habitat — all ...

Conservation program enrollment deadline approaching - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 07:01

Conservation program enrollment deadline approaching
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
Through the program, farmers and forest landowners earn payments for managing land through conservation also maintaining agriculture production, the news release said. Conservation practices included are cover crops, nutrient management, buffer strips ...

West Marin agricultural easement will protect Bianchini Ranch - Marin Independent Journal

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 01:00

West Marin agricultural easement will protect Bianchini Ranch
Marin Independent Journal
This approach has shown to improve soil fertility, forage quality, and carbon sequestration. A line of Bivalve Dairy-branded dairy products is also in the works. The Taylors will continue to help educate the Marin public about agriculture by providing ...

Tribes release response to comments for IRMP draft EIS - Tribal Tribune

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 22:36

Tribes release response to comments for IRMP draft EIS
Tribal Tribune
Topics generated from public comment include the public review process, the holistic goal, the annual allowable cut, timber harvest and logging practices, forest health, gathering, watersheds, surface water quality, ground water quality, air quality ...

Carbon hits the east-west divide - Western Producer

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 21:41

Western Producer

Carbon hits the east-west divide
Western Producer
Canadian east versus west politics likely factors into why the federal government isn't talking about the sequestration of carbon in prairie soil. Information compiled by Agriculture Canada shows soil organic carbon is increasing in western Canadian ...

Assistance available through Conservation Stewardship Program - Record Herald

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 19:37

Assistance available through Conservation Stewardship Program
Record Herald
... actively managing, maintaining and expanding conservation activities like cover crops, ecologically-based pest management, buffer strips, and pollinator and beneficial insect habitat – all while maintaining active agriculture production on their ...

'We are sick and tired of being lectured by animal rights extremists' - Agriland

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 18:08

'We are sick and tired of being lectured by animal rights extremists'
Agriland
The next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must be designed on the principle that those farmers who go the extra mile get paid for doing so. That was the opinion of Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers' Association (ICSA) national president Patrick Kent ...

Cramer seeking input on modernizing DOE - Williston Daily Herald

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 13:30

Williston Daily Herald

Cramer seeking input on modernizing DOE
Williston Daily Herald
Congressman Kevin Cramer is circulating a video of a hearing into modernizing the U.S. Department of Energy among members of the Williston Basin Chapter of the American Petroleum Association, and asking for input and feedback on the topic. Among the ...

Commentary Open Forum: 'King Coal' is dead And you can see the reality in the relief on the miners' faces - The Winchester Star

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 03:09

Commentary Open Forum: 'King Coal' is dead And you can see the reality in the relief on the miners' faces
The Winchester Star
Clean coal is a myth only making the atmospheric release from burning more acceptable by adding expensive scrubbers to the smokestacks of factories and power generating plants. Carbon capture at the point of extraction or combustion, known as carbon ...

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