Uruguay-Carbon Credits


Farmers help to sequester carbon in the soil through some of their production practices, like no-till farming. Some companies are starting to pay farmers for doing this. Gabriel Carballal, a farmer member of the Global Farmer Network farms in Uruguay. He says he sequesters carbon because it makes the soil more productive.

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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