Market Based Conservation Webcast

Market based conservation holds that on-farm conservation practices have value to society and therefore farmers may be able to generate income by implementing these practices. The webcast includes an overview of this concept and examples of active programs. The speakers are Suzy Friedman, Center for Conservation Incentives at Environmental Defense Fund; Dale Dewing, Cornell University; and Jim Jensen, Environmental Credit Corporation. This program was originally broadcast on May 16, 2008. More…

Video Segments and Power Point Slides

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Market-Based Conservation: Opportunities for Manure Management

Suzy Friedman, Environmental Defense Fund (12 minutes)

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Carbon Credits: A New Source of Eco-Service Revenue for Livestock Producers

Jim Jensen, Environmental Credit Corporation (20 minutes)

Balancing Agricultural Viability and Water Quality in the New York City Watershed

Dale Dewing, Cornell University (18 minutes)

Question and Answer

The following are questions related to Suzy Friedman’s presentation.

The following are questions related to Jim Jensen’s and Dale Dewing’s presentations.

Continuing Education Units

American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS)

Members of ARPAS can receive 1 CEU by viewing the entire presentation and contacting ARPAS headquarters. Visit the ARPAS continuing education page for additional CEU opportunities.

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