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The incredible soil aggregate

30 August 2022

Biological soil aggregate formation is important for cultivation, for carbon storage in soil, and to protect organic compounds from decomposition. We can influence these processes by the way we farm, …

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Continuing Carbon Farming

30 August 2022

Exactly four years ago, in August 2018, we started implementing this Carbon Farming project at a time when there was little attention for the subject. In hindsight this turned out to be a perfect timi…

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Final report on Carbon Farming now online

01 July 2022

Our consortium of Dutch, Belgian, German, and Norwegian partners started four years ago to develop the Carbon Farming project (CF project). Local farmers are seen to be in the perfect position to deli…

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The awareness of carbon farming in the agricultural sector, possible and used techniques and business approaches in the North Sea region. Short report of two surveys (2019 and 2021) – with data attachment

28 April 2022

Climate change is happening, and farmers are already affected by weather extremes. Action is needed to limit the temperature increase in the atmosphere to below 2°C. Carbon sequestration in soils and …

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Belgian farmers become carbon farmers together with Lidl

28 April 2022

Lidl starts a consortium with Boerenbond, Boerennatuur Vlaanderen, the Soil Service of Belgium and Rikolto to help Belgian farmers to make the shift to 'carbon farming'. After all, in the fight agains…

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ECO Innovation Congress in Papenburg with a strong focus on Carbon Farming

26 April 2022

Three years after the German project partner 3N Competence Center had presented the ideas of the carbon farming project at the last ECO Innovation Congress in Papenburg (see: https://northsearegion.eu…

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Carbon farming conference: a great success

14 December 2021

Our final conference was a great success. We reached an impressive number of interested farmers, policymakers, knowledge institutions, and other stakeholders. Together we learned more about the possib…

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Carbon Farming Consortium hands over white paper to Frans Timmermans

01 December 2021

Call from consortium: Give farmers the opportunity to make a significant contribution to tackling the climate crisis On Tuesday 30 November, an international consortium presented their white paper …

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Invitation Carbon Farming Conference December 8 and 9

17 November 2021

Carbon farming can play an important role in slowing down global warming. But how do we motivate as many farmers as possible to change to carbon farming? During the Conference 'Incentivizing Carbon Fa…

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Blog: project leader Marjon Krol sharing her view on carbon farming

26 September 2021

Since February this year, US President Joe Biden announced that he wanted to start a major program to stimulate carbon farming, which was also announced a few weeks later by EVP Frans Timmermans for t…

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