On Demand: Think Global, Act Local: The Opportunity of Carbon Farming in Canada
This introductory session will cover how farmers can introduce carbon farming practices to build soil security and increase farm productivity whilst benefiting from the new income stream the carbon offset market has to offer. This session will be discussing the basics of carbon farming, our global and local opportunity, applicable carbon credit programs and ways to get involved.
Chris Herbert is a Social Entrepreneur and Chief Marketing Officer with 25 years experience in marketing, sales
and business development with a passion for adopting new ways to create and keep customers
and generate value. Over the past 21 years he has worked with small and large technology companies
and building technology communities, influencer networks and unique go to market strategies.
Chirs is listed as one of the most influential CMOs on social media via Forbes, Social Media Marketing
Magazine and CEOWorld.
He has built army bases in East Timor, supervised the erection of the largest tent in the UK, sold Aussie meat
pies in the USA, cleaned up two uranium mines, developed townhouses on landfills, rewritten the manual on oil
palm development in PASS in Sumatra, evaluated rehabilitation of the desert in Kuwait, participated in the first
green city design in the world, evaluated degraded land in Monaro and has represented Australia in sailing.
Phil is a specialist in soil and water chemistry, with over 25 years experience in soil sciences, hydrogeology,
water resource assessment, contamination studies, geological mapping and aquifer modeling.
He currently has businesses in environmental soil science, whole–of–farm management, bioremediation, civil
earthworks and property development. Through these avenues he has trained numerous scientists in the art of
commercial scientific problem-solving.
Phil's critically acclaimed book Ground Breaking is a culmination of his lifelong pursuit to provide practical
solutions for agricultural management, enabling the restoration of landscape, climate and community.
Phil focuses on practical real world solutions to some of the largest problems facing humanity today, including
land use management, soil carbon sequestration, bare ground reduction and bush corridor restoration.
He is a father of 4 and a grandfather of 6. After over 35 years as a practicing soil scientist, he remains
passionate about the subject, particularly with regards to landscape repair.
Dan Breckon is a Precision Ag Specialist with Woodrill Farms - please stay tuned for his bio which will be coming soon!
There will be no CEU Credits available for this presentation.