Small landholders get chance to help net-zero push

Gregor Heard
Updated February 23 2024 - 12:04pm, first published January 6 2024 - 6:00am
Small landholders will get their chance to participate in the carbon sequestration process under the Community Carbon Project in central Victoria. File photo.
Small landholders will get their chance to participate in the carbon sequestration process under the Community Carbon Project in central Victoria. File photo.

The focus for agriculture in the race to net-zero has primarily been targeting commercial sized operators, however a central Victorian project is focusing on enabling smaller landholders to participate in a carbon abatement scheme.

Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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