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Question: Carbon dioxide is released in large quantities through tillage or plowing. No-till farming practices help keep carbon dioxide from being released. Reduced tillage also improves soil health. As the federal government pushes new environmental standards, farmers are now being paid to reduce tillage. How can tire technology and inflation management help?
Dave Paulk, manager, field technical services, BKT USA: In the carbon economy, farmers can be offered opportunities to sell carbon credits – thus generating more income – through conservation practices. Farmers can manage their soil to increase carbon stocks. Some of the ways are …