Bayer Carbon Program Eligibility

When you enroll your eligible fields into the Bayer Carbon Program, you can get paid for adopting cover crops and/or no till/strip till. You choose which fields to enroll and we provide the agronomic support to help you with your strategy.

Key Field Eligibility Requirements*:

  • Your fields are located in one of over 1,000 eligible counties in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, or Wisconsin.1
  • Each field enrolled must be planted with corn or soybeans, but may be intermittently rotated to wheat.
  • Regenerative practices of cover crops, strip-till or no-till were adopted on or after October 1, 2020.

*Additional eligibility requirements apply as set forth in the current version of the Bayer Carbon-Smart Practices Master Agreement.

Are Your Fields Eligible?

See if you meet geography and practice eligibility requirements.*

*Must have adopted practices on applicable fields on or after October 1, 2020. This is a tool to help determine field eligibility. Results are based upon the information provided by the user. No results are guaranteed, and Bayer and its affiliates hereby disclaim any liability related, directly or indirectly, to the accuracy of the results provided by this tool.

Additional Benefits through ForGround by Bayer

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The Bayer Carbon Program is part of ForGround by Bayer. When you enroll eligible fields in the program, you also receive a free membership to ForGround that gives you access to exclusive benefits and opportunities:

Agronomic resources and personalized support

Exclusive discounts and rebates

Decision Support
Tools and Insights

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

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.

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