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Source: Farm Journal news release

Lenexa, Kan. - What do farmers, ranchers and stakeholders across the food and agriculture value chain need to know about the emerging world of carbon markets?

Farm Journal's next Farm Country Update, "The Three Biggest Trends in Carbon Markets," will feature a panel of experts to discuss how carbon markets are changing what farmers and ranchers are doing at the grassroots level. The online event is set for Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 3 p.m. CDT.

Panelists include:

Robert Bonnie, Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Senior Advisor, Climate, for USDA

Kelley Delpit, Oregon Rancher and Conservation Manager for Sustainable Northwest

Mitchell Hora, Iowa Row Crop Farmer and Co-Host of the Field Work Podcast from American Public Media

Kris Johnson, Interim Director of Agriculture, North America for The Nature Conservancy

Amy Skoczlas Cole, Executive Vice President of Trust In Food, Moderator

The one-hour session will include exclusive results from Farm Journal's Pulse Poll conducted earlier this spring where farmers and ranchers were asked to share their views on carbon markets. Other discussion topics will include practical information highlighting what producers need to know as they're evaluating their options in this rapidly changing business environment.

"Our research shows that the top thing farmers need when it comes to carbon markets is trustworthy information," said Amy Skoczlas Cole, executive vice president, Trust In Food, a Farm Journal initiative. "This webinar will feature insights from farmers and ranchers actually doing the work of navigating the carbon market ecosystem and perspectives of leaders from government agencies and conservation non-profits positioned to help producers optimize their impact as environmental solutions providers while recognizing economic benefits in the process."

Register now for this free online event here. All registered attendees will receive on-demand access to the session when available.

About Farm Journal

Farm Journal is the nation's leading business information and media company serving the agricultural market. Started 145 years ago with the preeminent Farm Journal magazine, the company serves the row crop, livestock, produce and retail sectors through branded websites, eNewsletters and phone apps; business magazines; live events including conferences, seminars and tradeshows; nationally broadcasted television and radio programs; a robust mobile-text-marketing business and an array of data-driven, paid information products. Farm Journal also is the majority shareholder of the online equipment marketplace, Machinery Pete LLC. In 2010, the company established the non-profit, public charity, Farm Journal Foundation, dedicated to sustaining agriculture's ability to meet the vital needs of a growing population through education and empowerment.

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