Strategies to improve the economic situation on a farm will very often result in also reducing your carbon footprint, which can make a carbon audit a useful benchmarking exercise for farmers.
Farms with a low carbon footprint are often the most efficient and profitable, subject to land use and type.
Four tools are compared along with a range of others which are considered:
- The Cool Farm Tool
- Farm Carbon Calculator
- Sandy by Trinity Agtech
See also Farmers Weekly article exploring carbon payment schemes - 6 soil carbon schemes for farmers to consider