Keeping It Simple: How the Payment is Determined

Earn up to $12/acre for adopting qualifying regenerative practices (cover crops, strip-till/no-till). Your payment could increase to $48/acre in your first year if you adopted reduced tillage or cover crops after August 1st, 2019. Enrolling in the Bayer Carbon Program also includes the support, resources and exclusive benefits of ForGround by Bayer.

Will you adopt practices after harvest this year?


2024 SEASON

Earn up to $12/acre

Practice Change Period
October 1, 2023 - September 30, 2024

Earn up to $6/acre for eligible practice changes. The opportunity doubles to $12/acre for fields enrolled in both cover crops and strip-till/no-till.

Have you adopted practices in prior years?


Historical Years

Earn up to $48/acre

Practice Change Period
Dating back to August 1, 2019

Earn up to $6/acre per practice per year for continuously adopted eligible practices on or after August 1, 2019.

What You Could Earn Through the Bayer Carbon Program2

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* Payments subject to: (a) verification by Bayer that the selected practices have been performed and, for historical payments, that carbon assets have been generated; and (b) all other applicable terms of the Bayer Carbon-Smart Master Services Agreement.

** In this calculator, adopting a practice after harvest would mean adopting between October 1 of a given year and September 30 of the following year. For example, if you adopted a practice between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021, you would select “After my 2020 harvest”.

Simple enrollment. Flexible terms. Certain per-acre payments. All in one program. Sign up for the Bayer Carbon Program now with full support from the ForGround team. 

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Footnotes:

1 Available practices subject to state and county level eligibility requirements. Visit BayerForGround.com to determine the current practice implementation opportunities available for your field(s). Eligible counties may be periodically updated.

2 Payments subject to: (a) verification by Bayer that the selected practices have been performed and, for historical payments, that carbon assets have been generated; and (b) all other applicable terms of the Bayer Carbon-Smart Master Services Agreement.

3 Bayer will increase the payment rate for applicable practices on eligible fields if there has been a substantial increase in the market price of carbon assets (as periodically evaluated and determined by Bayer).

Legal statements:

This Bayer Carbon Program described in this material is subject to the current version of the Bayer Carbon-Smart Practices Master Agreement. The information is to aid in the understanding of the Bayer Carbon Program and does not change or modify the Bayer Carbon-Smart Practices Master Agreement in any way. Services and products offered by Climate LLC are subject to the customer agreeing to our Terms of Service. Our services provide estimates or recommendations based on models. These do not guarantee results. Consult with your agronomist, commodity broker, or other industry professional before making financial, farming, or risk management decisions. More information at https://www.climate.com/legal/disclaimer/.