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Getting Paid for Stewardship: An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
Agricultural producers are finding opportunities t

 
Our Price: $20.00
By Barry Leonard (ed)
Year: 2006
Pages: 59
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1422312194

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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading (WQT). They sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices. Facilities, like wastewater treatment plants, buy the reductions to help meet regulatory requirements that limit the amount of the substances that may be discharged in their wastewater to local water-bodies. These regulated facilities find that it is less expensive to pay producers to implement conservation practices than it is to install new treatment technol. Contents: What is WQT in ag.: How can producers benefit from trading? What are the challenges? Who are the players in WQT & what are their roles?; 8 elements for conducting WQT. Append.

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