Carbon farming webinar: introductory principles, tools for accounting and market risks
0-39 minutes: Introduction to carbon farming, types of greenhouse gas emissions, Scope 1-3 emissions, co-benefits and trade-offs associated with GHG emissions mitigation, cautions and market risks on trading carbon, reforestation, afforestation, savanna burning, herd management, carbon neutral (net zero) businesses versus carbon neutral products
39-55 minutes: Greenhouse gas emissions associated with land use change, land sparing versus land sharing
55 minutes-1:01 hr Tasmanian Carbon Farming Advice Rebate Pilot Program
1:14-1:45 hrs: Available carbon accounting tools for grain, sheep and beef cattle, self-assessment approaches, including worked examples
1:45-2:23 hrs: Questions and answers to the panel. These covered carbon markets, scope 1-3 emissions, carbon estimation areas, markets, soil carbon, biochar, the role for governments, farmers, advisors, how to identify bugs in carbon accounting tools, certified carbon accounts, carbon footprints, greenhouse gas emissions (methane, nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide, water vapour), costs associated with carbon farming and forestry, biodiversity credits, environmental stewardship, state and national government policies, forages for enteric methane mitigation, manure management, low interest bank loans (Green Loans), benefits of new technology, land-use change, approaches for burning stubble to reduce emissions, carbon offsetting and insetting, and more!
Further 2022 dates and locations to be advised