January 13, 2021 – The non-profit, Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) has hired four new professionals to oversee its growing portfolio of sustainable agriculture projects. The new positions bring added firepower to what will soon be the largest effort to compensate farmers and ranchers for agricultural practices that reduce greenhouse … Continue reading ESMC Hires Four Staff for Policy, Research and Project Focus
ESMC News Executive Director Update Dear ESMC Members, Stakeholders and Supporters, As we wrap up 2020, we want to acknowledge what a tumultuous and unprecedented time we have all endured over the past year. The global COVID pandemic has upended many of us and changed our lives in many ways, … Continue reading ECOSYSTEM SERVICES MARKET CONSORTIUM DECEMBER 2020 NEWSLETTER
By C.J. Clouse in GreenBiz (December 21, 2020)
December 2, 2020 In early fall 2020, The Nature Conservancy and ESMC launched a pilot in Minnesota to help farmers receive financial benefits for their regenerative agricultural practices which help improve soil health, sequester carbon in the soil, and reduce nutrient runoff from fields. With a target of enrolling 50,000 corn and soybean acres … Continue reading Minnesota Pilot Project Soil Sampling is Underway!