Cool Farm Impact Report

This report offers exciting insights into the impacts of Cool Farm Tool use on the global challenge of climate change and how the CFT has helped members to drive their sustainability programmes. Don’t miss this whirl-wind tour of approaches, achievements, experiences and plans to drive GHG emission reductions in agriculture globally. Read our Cool Farm Impact Report here…

Carbon accounting framework for perennial crops cultivation systems

A project run in partnership between Quantis, the Cool Farm Alliance and Control Union. We are thrilled to announce the official kick-off of the Perennials project which aims to fill the gap in carbon accounting methods by developing an operational framework to accurately model GHG emissions and sequestration potential in perennial cropping systems in the Cool Farm Tool. The evaluation of … Read More

The EU Green Week 2020 – An important opportunity to rethink our relationship with nature

From 19-22 October, the 2020 EU Green Week will bring political leaders, environmental organisations and many other stakeholders together to discuss the important relationship between nature and biodiversity. The event will highlight the contribution biodiversity can make to society and the economy, and the role it can play in supporting and stimulating recovery in a post-pandemic world.  Why nature and … Read More

Welcome our new Members in September 2020

We are delighted to see the Cool Farm Alliance growing and welcome our new members that have joined in September 2020. Commoditrader Commoditrader provides farmers and traders with a digital platform for direct trading of grains. In order to help drive a systemic adoption of Conservation Agriculture and help farmers obtain sustainability premiums, the company offers a CCS payment and … Read More

Cool Farm Biodiversity metric comes to the tropics and dry shrublands

Following the successful development of the Cool Farm Tool Biodiversity metric for farms in the Temperate Forest biome, the initiative is being expanded to cover Mediterranean and Semi-Arid as well as Tropical Forest biomes. These regions are highly important for global agricultural production and include some of the world’s most rapidly expanding agricultural areas. At the same time, they have … Read More

CFA member Soil Capital launches European carbon payment programme with CFT

Soil Capital, a firm of independent agronomists and financial professionals, has launched the first European carbon remuneration programme, for farmers by farmers. The programme, called Soil Capital Carbon, uses the Cool Farm Tool (CFT) as its greenhouse gas (GHG) balance quantification tool and is being rolled out first with arable farmers in France and Belgium. Two other CFA members have … Read More

How do three main farm carbon calculators compare?

Mike Abram from Farmers Weekly presents an insightful review of three popular whole-farm calculators. A few farmers tested the overall scope and structure of the calculators, all of which cover arable and livestock enterprises and are “self-service” options that can be used without input from a farm adviser. The tools assessed where: Farm Carbon Toolkit Agrecalc Cool Farm Tool The … Read More

CFA at AG Innovation Showcase 2020 – Session on Sustainable Beef

 Deputy General Manager at the Cool Farm Alliance (CFA), Daniella Malin was invited to this year’s Ag innovation showcase at the end of August, where Cargill Protein, software provider TrustBIX, and consultancy services Viresco Solutions Inc. joined the session titled “Sustainable Beef: Exploring Solutions that Enhance Trust”. Gurneesh Bhandal, Senior Sustainability Manager, Cargill Protein started the conversation, acknowledging that beef … Read More

Welcome our new Members in August 2020

We are delighted to see the Cool Farm Alliance growing and welcome our new members that have joined in August 2020. Cayuga Marketing LLC Cayuga Marketing, LLC is a collective of 29 dairy farm owners located in the scenic Finger Lakes region of Central New York. The farm owners strive for profitability by producing the highest quality milk through stringent … Read More

We’re hiring! Product Manager – deadline for application 25 Sep 2020

We are writing to announce that after seven successful months, Claire Lewis will step down from her position as Development Operations Manager of the Cool Farm Alliance to enable her to spend more time in her new role as the mother of a wonderful newborn baby. Claire has brought a great deal of structure and engagement to the Alliance and … Read More