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Western farmers and ranchers: Opportunities in Climate Change Legislation webinar

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union LogoOn July 16th, the American Farmland Trust, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, and Land Stewards jointly hosted a webinar to demonstrate how agriculture can benefit from climate change legislation with opportunities for agriculture while providing the most cost-effective solutions to climate change.

Watch a Video Recording of the Presentation.

Agenda

  • Welcome and Introduction - Anita Zurbrugg, Center for Agriculture in the Environment, American Farmland Trust
  • Role of Agriculture in Proposed Federal Legislation, Status of Legislation - Dennis Nuxoll, Sr. Director of Government Relations, American Farmland Trust
    Presentation  
  • Managing Arid Lands for Carbon Sequestration Credits and Proving It - Joel R. Brown, PhD, Rangeland Ecologist, New Mexico State University
    Presentation
  • How Carbon Credits Work - Bill Midcap, Director of Renewable Energy, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union
    Presentation

Background Reading

For more information please contact Anita Zurbrugg, Center for Agriculture in the Environment, American Farmland Trust, azurbrugg@niu.edu,  815-753-9686.

 
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