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User Picture Jaci Hickey
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  • Oklahoma

Strange Weather

 
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A friend in California is preparing for a freeze! She’s pulled up her garden, covered the pipes, and has been putting out hay. 
Meanwhile, in Oklahoma and the Texas panhandle we are still sunny and 95*! 
Seriously, we are still wearing shorts and tshirts outside. 
Next week t…

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3455
  • Dallas County, Iowa
User Picture Travis Martin
  • 390
  • Indiana

Carbon Solution Craze Continues...

 
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At least eight companies have launched a carbon credit program in just the past two years...

Most recently? EarthOptics, a U.S. soil mapping startup aiming to reduce farmers’ carbon release, just raised $10.3M in a Series A round. Leaps by Bayer, Bayer’s investment arm, led the…

User Picture Doug Edge
  • 370
  • Pendleton, Indiana

Participation in Carbon Markets

 
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Farm Journal’s August 2021 Carbon Survey found that 3.32% of respondents were participating in an non-governmental carbon market, up from an Ag Barometer last spring where only 1% of farmers had entered into a contract. And 55% of survey respondents said that they plan on joinin…

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3455
  • Dallas County, Iowa

Field to Market Sustainability Champions Spotlight Winners Announced

 
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IAWA is honored to be recognized for a national spotlight award from Field to Market, the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture. Special thanks to our co-lead, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, NRCS and USDA for providing the grant funding, and our fou…

User Picture Kenny Fahey
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  • Seattle, Washington

Predictive modeling for weather and climate

 
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I'm interested in whether anyone has experience with predictive modeling tools for weather and climate related risks. I've been following a company called ClimateAI but don't have much exposure or experience in this market. Curious if others have thoughts on the ClimateAI platfo…

User Picture Tim Kerstein
  • 40
  • Hendricks County, IN

Cell-based/Cultivated/Cultured Protein: A Fad or The Future

 
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I am curious about people's perspectives on the cell-based/Cultivated/Cultured Protein market. Will it be a notable piece of the protein market in the future? Will it outpace plant-based protein? Will not live up to expectations/momentum? Or somewhere in between?

I have seen mar…

Tiffany Obrecht-Johnson
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  • Marion County, Indiana

Carbon credits: Pay farmers or landowners?

 
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"Is the value of the carbon credit in the practice that creates it, or in the soil where it is stored?" Almost 15 years ago we started talking about carbon markets and it being a cash cow for farmers. Interesting question to ask - is it the farmer or the landowner that should ta…