Farmers are getting paid to fight climate change by cultivating a new cash crop: carbon

24 Oct 2021


LITTLE FALLS — Minnesota agronomist Amy Robak describes budding carbon markets as the wild west.

And she's not the only one who sees it that way. 

"There's no regulatory bubble around it," Robak said.

There's still debate about just how much carbon farmers can intentionally draw from the air and deposit into the soil, a process called carbon sequestration.

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