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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LandFund Partners ("LFP"), a farmland investment company, has launched LFP Soil Enrichment Fund, LP ("SEF"). SEF is an open-end fund starting with $128 million of farmland comprised of 20,100 cultivated acres. LFP plans to grow Soil Enrichment Fund to over $1 billion of assets.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly a billion acres of land in the United States is dedicated to agriculture, producing more than a trillion dollars of food products to feed the country and the world. Those same agricultural processes, however, also produced an estimated 700 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AgriCapture's project listing is the second-ever greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction project in the Climate Action Reserve's Soil Enrichment Protocol (SEP).
"What is Agriculture?" asked Agriculture Secretary Russell Reading during this year's breakfast meeting on agriculture, organized by Senator Gene Yaw. The meeting was held at Herman and Luther's barn on Friday, Sept. 17.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Indigo Ag, a company leveraging nature and technology to unlock economic and environmental progress in agriculture, today announced the disbursement of initial payments to the inaugural cohort of Carbon by Indigo participants. The 267 paid growers are the first to implement on-farm practice changes and provide the data required to ensure the rigorous measurement and validation of resulting emissions reduction and removals according to registry protocols. In doing so, they have helped pave a path for the scaled production of carbon credits as a new income stream for farmers, demonstrating the emerging market's potential as a real and meaningful instrument for mitigating the drivers of climate change.
On Sept. 7, Pennsylvania lawmakers turned to their attention to a 737 million dollar national environmental initiative, the Chesapeake Bay Resilient Farms Initiative (CRFI).