Mar 28, 2023
00:01:05 – Understanding Carbon Credits, Part One: We start today’s show with a two-part conversation on carbon credits with post-doctoral fellow in the Agricultural Economics Department here at K-State, Micah Cameron Harp. Our first segment begins with the basics of what a carbon credit is, how they are utilized, and what it looks like to take advantage of the carbon market as an agricultural producer.
00:12:18 – Understanding Carbon Credits, Part Two: In part two, Micah shares insight on how credits are generated and the different factors that can impact producer return on investment in these programs. It’s a newer market for agriculture and there is so much to learn!
More information on Micah's website regarding carbon credits
00:23:08 – Preparing Now to Celebrate Dairy Month: K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk encourages producers to start planning now for how they want to celebrate National Dairy Month in June. Also, information on the Kansas State University Animal Science Leadership Academy, a 4-day educational experience for students in grades 9-12, set for June 21st-24th in Manhattan.
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