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Economics of sequestering carbon in the U.S. agricultural sector

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Carbon sequestration -- United States.,
    • Soils -- Carbon content -- United States.,
    • Greenhouse gas mitigation -- United States.,
    • Afforestation -- United States.,
    • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJan Lewandrowski ... [et al.].
      SeriesTechnical bulletin ;, no. 1909, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 1908.
      ContributionsLewandrowski, Jan., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD387.C37 E375 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 61 p.
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3356966M
      LC Control Number2004398345
      OCLC/WorldCa55110337

      foresters can employ carbon-sequestering BMPs, including cover crops, buffer strips, conservation tillage, no-tillage, selective offsetting GHG emissions. How much Carbon Can be Sequestered in the Soil by Agriculture? In the U.S. each year, adoption of BMPs can lead to sequestration of Agricultural and Resource Economics 2nd File Size: 1MB.


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agricultural sector. [Jan Lewandrowski; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.;] -- "Atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases can be reduced by withdrawing carbon from the atmosphere and sequestering it in soils and biomass.

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is uncertain because no comprehensive inventory of wetland soil carbon has been done in the U.S. and most.Many SRS publications are available at cost via the Government Printing Office (GPO).

Electronic versions of publications may be downloaded, printed, and distributed. Publication Notes. This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public by: