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Environmental Credit Trading Reference

Environmental credit trading programs are receiving considerable attention in agriculture. Such programs have been used successfully to improve environmental quality in other sectors, and they have the potential to harness market forces in a fundamentally new and innovative way to cost-effectively improve environmental quality in agriculture.

The purpose of the NRCS Natural Resource Credit Trading Reference is to provide an understanding of how environmental credit trading can be used to increase the provision of conservation and ecosystem services by agriculture.

Additional NRCS Environmental Markets materials

Natural Resources Credit Trading Reference