There are a wide range of opportunities to generate offsets from the agricultural sector and from land-based activities more generally. This session will explore both current and developing offset standards to tap into this important and potentially significant sector, including on farms, rangelands, and grasslands.
Cynthia L. Cory is the Director of Environmental Affairs for the California Farm Bureau Federation. She has worked on a wide variety of state and national agricultural issues for the Farm Bureau over the past twenty-one years. Her current focus is air quality and climate change but she also works on biotechnology and invasive species/pest prevention, eradication and control issues. Previously, she worked for several private and public organizations over a ten-year period on short and long-term agronomic research projects throughout Africa. Ms. Cory has a M.S. in International Agricultural Development (emphasis Agronomy/Genetics) and a B.S. in Agronomy.