The Gold Standard Methodology on Increasing Soil Carbon Through Improved Tillage Practices

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This methodology was developed by Gold Standard for accounting for changes in soil organic carbon (SOC). It is applicable to projects where conservation tillage methods are introduced to project areas previously under conventional management. This includes forms of minimum or reduced impact tillage which causes less soil disturbance than conventional forms of tillage and where residue, mulch, or sod is left on the soil surface to protect soil and conserve moisture.

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