Questions about Carbon Opportunities in Illinois?

May 03, 2023  |  By ForGround by Bayer

Meet Colin Rogers, Sustainable Systems Agronomist in Illinois

Colin has over 10 years’ experience working with growers across the country in various growing systems. Having a background in Bayer’s research and development pipeline has allowed Colin to have a balanced, science-based view of farming operations, and what changes are possible to economically make a difference in the growing environment. Colin grew up in a small farming community in north central Illinois and went to Illinois State University and The University of Illinois where he received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in crop science, respectively. Colin believes in helping to provide farmers with solutions to achieve successful harvests while being conscious of water usage and crop inputs. Experience in carbon credits, reduced tillage and cover crops for Illinois

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At ForGround by Bayer, we have a deep bench of agronomists solely dedicated to assisting you in your transition to cover crops, strip-till or no-till practices. Because we understand these practices only work if they work for YOUR acres.

ForGround agronomists have a deep knowledge base on how regenerative practices can reduce soil erosion, improve yields, lower water use, and ultimately improve soil conditions with fewer inputs. And when it comes to enrolling your eligible acres into the Bayer Carbon Program, part of ForGround by Bayer, any of our sustainable systems agronomists can walk you through the steps, providing expertise as needed.