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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Mar 17, 2014 04:49 PM CDT

Environmental Defense Fund announced Monday that the American Carbon Registry has approved a project to create carbon credits for California Rice Growers.

EDF, the California Rice Commission and other groups have been using a USDA Conservation Innovation Grant to develop a rice protocol that would pay farmers for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. The initial project in California focuses on 5,000 acres to help reduce methane emissions that would translate into the equivalent of about 6,700 tons of carbon dioxide. It's a small project in the grand scheme of things, but the project potentially opens the door for other rice producers to ...

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