Atlas LIVE: A Soil Carbon Conversation with Dr. Elaine Mitchell

Are you exploring the potential of soil carbon and how to take your farming practices to higher levels of profitability and resilience? If this is of interest, watch our next Atlas LIVE , featuring the esteemed soil scientist, Dr. Elaine Mitchell.

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During the webinar, Dr. Mitchell shared her expertise and shed light on the invaluable work she has been doing with Atlas Carbon to support our soil carbon expertise. Explore the fascinating world of soil and its potential to sequester and store carbon, including some of the key determinants of soil carbon potential on a property.

Watch Soil Scientist, Dr. Elaine Mitchell in a conversation with Atlas Carbon

Introducing Dr. Elaine Mitchell

Dr. Elaine Mitchell is a highly accomplished soil scientist with a remarkable 15 years of research experience in sustainable agroecosystems and carbon management. Holding a PhD from Queensland University of Technology, her expertise lies in soil carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions in Australian grasslands. With her extensive knowledge and dedication to sustainable farming practices, Dr. Mitchell has become an invaluable expert resource to Atlas Carbon.

The Invaluable Role that Dr Mitchell Plays

One of Dr. Mitchell's primary areas of focus at Atlas Carbon has been to enhance the models we use for determining soil carbon sequestration on a given parcel of land. By leveraging her expertise, she has contributed to optimising soil carbon modelling approaches, stratification methods, approaches to reducing variance, and thus maximising financial returns for livestock producers. Her research and insights have played a crucial role in refining Atlas Carbon's methodology, ensuring we are providing our customers an offer that integrates state-of-the-art data analytics and scientific research.

What was covered

During Atlas LIVE, Dr. Elaine Mitchell will delve into the intricacies of soil carbon sequestration and its implications for sustainable agriculture. With her wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, she will provide valuable insights into how soil carbon can positively affect farming production, land resilience, and environmental sustainability. By spotlighting the rigorous method employed by Atlas Carbon and highlighting the collaborative work between Dr. Mitchell and our team, we aim to highlight some of the key attributes of a property’s soil and climate in determining its soil carbon potential.

FAQ with Bart Davidson, Chief Grazing Officer at Atlas Carbon

In this webinar, our host Bart Davidson addressed a series of questions explore Dr. Mitchell's expertise in soil carbon and highlight how she applies her knowledge to her work with Atlas Carbon. These questions will highlight the practical applications of soil carbon sequestration and its impact on grazing businesses. Dr. Mitchell's responses will provide livestock producers with a deeper understanding of the interplay between soil chemistry, biology, climate, grazing practices and soil carbon uplift and retention potential. All of which are key to understanding and evaluating your property’s potential to be successful in a soil carbon project.  

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