APAS Prairie Carbon Summit filled a large conference room in Saskatoon as experts in carbon and agriculture look at the issues related to greenhouse gases release in the industry.  |  Michael Raine photo

APAS hosts carbon summit – Live Stream

The Prairie Agriculture Carbon summit has brought together agricultural producers, researchers, government policy makers and society at large to explore and discuss the role that agricultural practices currently play in the greenhouse gas balance, and the exciting potential that new technologies can provide. The current state of carbon pricing and exchange schemes in Canada, the […] Read more

A three-year study will determine if dugouts could be used to sequester carbon.  |  File photo

Sask. dugout study to examine carbon holding capabilities

Researcher seeks Saskatchewan volunteers to help determine if dugouts are a viable way of storing carbon and can be used as an offset tool

A University of Regina researcher is looking for 100 Saskatchewan dugouts to sample to find out how they could be used for carbon-neutral farming. Kerri Finlay, assistant professor in the biology department, said previous research suggests that dugouts could bury large amounts of carbon and produce minimal greenhouse gases. “Absolutely nobody is looking at dugouts […] Read more