Why carbon matters to your business

Carbon is growing in importance for all businesses, especially agriculture. With changing policy, net zero commitments, and tangible on-farm benefits there are many reasons farmers might be interested in carbon markets. 

To understand why carbon and carbon markets matter to farming businesses click on the links below.

Related links 

Our Trade and Policy page explores changes in policy and how this will impact your business

See our Environment page for more info on carbon emissions

Background to the Sustainable Farming Incentive

AHDB's long-term outlook explores carbon and related policy developments

Background information on greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture

Glossary of carbon-related terms

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