Increased Soil Carbon Dramatically Increases Farm Profitability

Media Release 12 June 2018 ASM, a Canberra based carbon farming advisory company, is helping Australian farmers build healthy fertile soils and profits by using carbon dioxide taken from the atmosphere. Two of ASM’s (Australian Soil Management) farm clients, De Bortoli Wines and Select Harvests (almond industry) have confirmed that increases in soil carbon is having a huge impact on their bottom line. “I am astounded”, said Peter Reynolds, Senior Technical Officer Select Harvests, “we have seen an increase in soil carbon stocks of 0.3% and an increase in almond kernel weights of between 12 and 30% depending upon variety and this indicates a $1.2m increase in farm income on this 400 hectare f

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