Carbon Sequestration & Sustainability in agriculture


Gabriel Carballal (upper left) is a farmer from Uruguay and a member of the Global Farmer Network. He was part of a panel on carbon sequestration and sustainability in this 2020 World Food Prize/Borlaug Dialogues discussion. Here he discusses his adoption of cover crops, precision agriculture, the impact of politics and mitigating climate change. At the end, he receives a salute from 2020 World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Rattan Lal of India.

Gabriel Carballal

Gabriel Carballal

Gabriel Carballal has been recognized by the GFN as a 2021 Kleckner Award for Global Farm Leadership award recipient. Carballal uses the latest technology as he grows wheat, barley, canola, oats, GM soybeans, GM corn, rye and forages. He also raises beef cattle with the farm’s seven employees.

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