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Pilot project aims to demonstrate grasslands’ carbon-storing power

Pilot project aims to demonstrate grasslands’ carbon-storing power

The pilot will allow landowners and ranchers to generate carbon offsets for carbon stored on Canadian grasslands.

A new pilot project has been launched to help conserve native grasslands, one of the most endangered ecosystems in Canada, which remain under pressure from development. The “Retaining Canada’s Grasslands Using Carbon Offset Markets” is a two-year pilot that will allow landowners and ranchers to generate carbon offsets for carbon stored in conserved grasslands in […] Read more

Forage association warns of hay deals gone wrong

Canadian hay marketers are continuing to see a surge in demand, but unfortunately, this combined with a shortage of forage due to drought appears to be bringing out some less-than-ethical operators. The Canadian Forage and Grassland Association (CFGA) has been advised of several situations whereby large deposits had been paid, but the hay was not […] Read more