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Sustainability 101 Pathway:

How to Engage & Advise about
Regenerative Ag with Confidence

Hand-selected content, lessons, videos, and resources from the top scientists, organizations, and influencers so you can better advise your growers, owners, and supply chains about all the opportunities and challenges with regenerative farming and sustainability.

 

 

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Start Your Pathway with Regenerative Agriculture

Our expertly picked curation of educational information to help you master regenerative agriculture

An Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture

Discover the fundamentals of regenerative agriculture and sustainable practices for growers. Use this pathway to fast-track your knowledge of regenerative agriculture with practical training in the key terms, concepts and scientific study of sustainable farming.

Experience: Beginner

For those who want to:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the top regenerative agriculture terms
  • Become competent in how growers are approaching sustainable farming
  • Understand top science content explaining investments growers are making to transition into regenerative agriculture
1

What is Sustainable Agriculture?

| 2 minutes

Sustainable agriculture practices protect the environment while still meeting society’s food and farming needs. Discover how these farming practices aim to increase environmental health, economic profitability for farmers, and social and economic equity.

2

What are Carbon Emissions and How Can They Be Reduced?

| 2.5 minutes

Over time, human activities and industries have been increasing the atmospheric carbon more quickly than natural activities. The good news is that there are solutions including carbon sequestration.

3

Top Grower Questions About Sustainability

| 9 minutes

It’s not just organizations that are confused about how to implement regenerative agriculture. Find out many of the frequently asked questions from growers about how to get started with sustainable farming and how to evaluate the technology used to measure it.

4

Journal Article: Regenerative Agriculture: Merging Farming and Natural Resource Conservation Profitably

| 1.5 minutes

Farmers have devised an ecologically based production system consisting of multiple practices that are woven into a profitable farm that promotes ecosystem services. Explore the key elements of this successful approach to farming.

5

Journal Article: Investing in the Transition to Sustainable Agriculture

| 1 minute

Farming systems maintained using ecological principles can meet the food needs of society while dealing with pressing environmental issues including climate change, soil health, and more. Read this journal article by ScienceDirect to explore farming practices that fight climate change, work with wildlife, and give power to farmers.

6

USDA Resource: A Guide to USDA Sustainable Farming Programs

| 14 minutes

This guide details the dozens of USDA programs that have been created to help farmers succeed. This resource is for anyone who is farming – or thinking about getting into farming – whether you’re a beginner or just looking to try something new.

7

Agriculture Definitions and Glossary

| 25 minutes

When learning about regenerative agriculture, there are many definitions and terminology surrounding the practice that can be tricky to understand. Use this glossary to help further your learning and understanding of these topics that are significant to the future of the planet.

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Explore Educational Materials on Sustainable Ag

 

Whether you’re having trouble understanding the difference between insetting, offsetting or a carbon footprint, the learning path will break down the current state of carbon markets and regenerative agriculture. In this section, you’ll learn why regenerative agriculture is a critical piece of any sustainability initiative, how to build it into your supply chain, and how to educate your growers on the practices.

Experience: Intermediate

For those who want to:

  • Understand how regenerative agriculture can improve farming for the future
  • Learn the various tools growers are currently implementing for regenerative agriculture
  • Gain competence in current regenerative agriculture discussions being conducted by organizations, growers and the media
8

Scaling Sustainable Agriculture: Regenerative Farming and the Next Generation of Carbon Markets

| 14 minutes

Though regenerative agriculture is considered a win-win for both farmers and the environment, broad adoption of these practices has yet to be achieved. This lack of scale can be explained by the cost and risk taken on by farmers when they choose to adopt new regenerative practices. Find out more by diving into CIBO’s ebook exploring the future of farming.

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Recorded Webinar: On Earth Day, Find Out More About Land Around You

| 60 minutes

Everyday is Earth Day for farmers. CIBO hosted a webinar on Earth Day featuring three agriculture professionals Dustin Madison, Nathan Smith, and Michael Toelle to discuss how regenerative agriculture is one solution to climate change.

10

GreenBiz: Digging into the complex, confusing and contentious world of soil carbon offsets

| 10 minutes

Navigating the new path of carbon offsets from crop to shop can be a confusing path. This article explores how farmland soils can deliver the promised climate benefits and what barriers may be preventing the widespread uptake.

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Infographic: Rewarding Farmers for Regenerative Practices

| 2 minutes

Regenerative farming practices like no-till or cover crops make a profound impact on the amount of carbon in the atmosphere. See how different companies make it easier—or unnecessarily difficult—for farmers to get paid for carbon credits.

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Finish Your Journey Learning
About Regenerative Agriculture

 

Scaling regenerative agriculture within your grower network empowers you to become both economically and environmentally aligned, so you can focus your energy on providing a delightful experience or product for customers. With this learning path, explore how you can take advantage of CIBO Enterprise to get the right information to the right people at the right time, regardless of what stage of implementing regenerative practices they’re in.

Experience: Expert

For those who want to:

  • Grower focused organizations who are interested in implementing CIBO Enterprise
  • Those interested in scaling regenerative agriculture across their supply chain through insetting or offsetting carbon
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Watch How CIBO Helps Organizations Scale Regenerative Ag

| 1.5 minutes

Any industry can become carbon neutral by buying verified Carbon Credits from American farmers or insetting regenerative agriculture in their supply chain. See how CIBO helps organizations engage customers, suppliers, and operators in sustainability.

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How CIBO Enterprise Powers Intuitive Land & Incentive Management

| 2.5 minutes

What is the solution for organizations facing the obstacle of growing, committing and scaling their sustainability goals? That’s where CIBO Enterprise comes in. For the grower-focused business, CIBO Enterprise delivers unprecedented insights at scale.

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Scale Sustainability Across Your Growing Operations with CIBO Enterprise

| 2 minutes

CIBO Enterprise is the engine that powers regeneration and incentive programs across your grower network. We offer the first platform to combine fully-scaled, scientific crop modeling, complete ecosystem simulation, computer vision and AI, all delivered in a modern SaaS experience from the cloud.

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Invest in a Sustainable Future with CIBO

 

Ag Businesses know that they have to act if they’re going to bring the climate commitments from their boardroom to life at the farm gate. For sustainability and carbon neutrality programs, businesses require a technology partner to deliver solutions that scale…from individual grower operations to their entire organization.

CIBO Enterprise is the engine that powers regeneration and incentive programs across your grower network. We offer the first platform to combine fully-scaled, scientific crop modeling, complete ecosystem simulation, computer vision and AI, all delivered in a modern SaaS experience from the cloud. CIBO Enterprise brings together the three pillars needed most by agribusiness to monitor, quantify and verify operations, including carbon potential across geographies.

Interested in learning more? Contact CIBO to learn more about how we can craft a custom solution for your organization.

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