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Agricultural Land Tenure and Carbon Offsets

Agricultural Land Tenure and Carbon Offsets examines the potential role that land ownership might play in determining the agricultural sector’s involvement in carbon sequestration programs. By estimating the carbon sequestration potential of agricultural producers who own most of the land they operate, this report finds that land ownership should not be a constraining factor in agriculture’s ability to provide carbon offsets.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-01-05 14:11:33
Description Agricultural Land Tenure and Carbon Offsets examines the potential role that land ownership might play in determining the agricultural sector’s involvement in carbon sequestration programs. By estimating the carbon sequestration potential of agricultural producers who own most of the land they operate, this report finds that land ownership should not be a constraining factor in agriculture’s ability to provide carbon offsets.
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Source United States Department of Agriculture
Keyword Climate change, Carbon sequestration, Carbon offsets, Cap and trade programs, Farmland ownership, Tenure, Farming practices, Conservation practices, Conservation Reserve Program, Crops, Livestock, Environmental services, ERS, USDA
Selector Knaub
Date Of Record Creation 2010-01-05 14:03:36
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Date Last Modified 2010-05-26 15:49:25
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-01-05 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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