Greenhouse Gases and Agriculture: Where does Organic Farming Fit Webinar

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About the Webinar:
This webinar was recorded on November 15, 2010.

Agriculture can be both a source and a sink for greenhouse gases. In this webinar, we will discuss these roles of agriculture, how management affects them, and ways in which organic farming systems in particular may influence greenhouse gases.

Lynne Carpenter-Boggs is the BIOAg Research Leader for the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources at Washington State University. She conducts, organizes, and encourages research, teaching, and extension activities in Biologically-Intensive and Organic Agriculture.

David Granatstein works as sustainable agriculture specialist at the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington State University, Wenatchee, WA, where he develops research and extension programs on organic systems, Climate Friendly Farming, and orchard floor management.

Dave Huggins is a Soil Scientist with the USDA-Agricultural Research Service in Pullman, WA. His current research is assesses interactive effects of terrain, soil properties, C and N cycling, crop diversity and tillage on agroecosystem performance.

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Published November 1, 2010

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