Ecosystem Services Market Consortium Announces New Team Members

The Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) is pleased to announce four new members have joined the team in its mission to advance ecosystem service markets that incentivize farmers and ranchers to improve soil health systems that benefit society. Paul Meints, Ph.D., will serve as the Research Director of the ESMRC, … Continue reading Ecosystem Services Market Consortium Announces New Team Members

Ecosystem Service Market Consortium and SustainCERT Team Up to Deliver Certified Greenhouse Gas Impacts

SustainCERT and the Ecosystem Service Market Consortium (ESMC) announce their partnership to deliver streamlined, certified carbon assets that can be used by Consortium members to satisfy their voluntary greenhouse gas reduction commitments. The ESMC is building a national-scale ecosystem services market designed and conceived for the agricultural sector. With a … Continue reading Ecosystem Service Market Consortium and SustainCERT Team Up to Deliver Certified Greenhouse Gas Impacts

Ecosystem Services Market Consortium Announces Request for Proposals

The Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) recently released two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for technical contractors to carry out testing, development and assessment of cost-effective, scalable tools, technologies and models to support ecosystem service markets for agriculture. The work is funded through ESMC’s $20.6M public-private partnership with the Foundation for … Continue reading Ecosystem Services Market Consortium Announces Request for Proposals

Ecosystem Services Market Consortium and The Fertilizer Institute Launch Pilot

The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) and the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) announced today at Commodity Classic plans to test improved nutrient stewardship as a means of increasing farmer profitability through the ecosystem services market being developed by the ESMC. This pilot project will test the ESMC’s protocols and data intake … Continue reading Ecosystem Services Market Consortium and The Fertilizer Institute Launch Pilot

General Mills, Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Ecosystem Services Market Consortium Launch Farm-Based Ecosystem Services Pilot

General Mills, Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to pilot test ESMC’s program that rewards farmers for generating environmental assets by improving soil health on their land. This pilot project will test ESMCs protocols and processes … Continue reading General Mills, Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Ecosystem Services Market Consortium Launch Farm-Based Ecosystem Services Pilot