Carbon Neutral Agriculture

Please note: This course will only run if a minimum number of participants is met.

Enable your employees or stakeholders to gain key skills in carbon farming to improve productivity,  develop sustainable practices, and support agricultural businesses to become more profitable.


Online course fee
$750 AUD + GST per person

Non-accredited mode
$1,140 AUD + GST per person

Please contact Student Support to pay by invoice.


Upcoming dates are will be announced via email.


Group Training Options
100% online or face-to-face formats available

About the course

Explore new techniques in carbon farming

Designed for professionals in the agriculture sector, gain practical experience using the latest technologies powering carbon reduction in farming. You'll analyse proven techniques in soil management and apply the concept of regenerative agriculture to your farm business.

Create an effective carbon-farm plan

Develop essential skills in carbon accounting and learn to conduct a full carbon audit across your organisation. Confidently tackle harmful emissions that impact on-farm ecosystems, damage crop production, and hit farm revenues.

Be equipped with future skills

Deepen your understanding of carbon farming and equip yourself with eco-friendly skills that are driving change in Australian agriculture. Upon completion of this course, you'll be well versed in carbon farming and equipped with the skills needed to develop sustainable farming systems.

Course modules

Carbon Neutral Agriculture is taught across six modules. The online course module outline provides greater detail on the topics and content covered in the program.

Who you'll learn from

Engage with industry experts and skilled academics from the University of Melbourne.

Professor Richard Eckard

Professor of Sustainable Agriculture - University of Melbourne
Richard's research focuses on sustainable agricultural production, with a strong focus on carbon-neutral agriculture and options for agriculture to respond to a changing climate. He is also a science advisor to the Australian, New Zealand, and UK governments.

Professor Rod Keenan

Chair of Forest and Ecosystem Science - University of Melbourne
Rod has a B. Sc. (Forestry) from the ANU and a PhD in forest ecology from the University of British Columbia. He has undertaken research across Australia, Canada, and Southeast Asia. Rod has worked as a research scientist and science advisor in several Australian states and with the Australian Government as an advisor on forests and climate change.

Dr Carly Green

Managing Director - Environmental Accounting Services
Carly has been involved in global climate change mitigation in the Agriculture and Forestry sectors for over 20 years. Her experience extends through research, government policy advisor, project developer, training facilitator and lead auditor in more than 20 countries. In 2007, she founded Environmental Accounting Services - which supports developing countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Felicity Thomas

Senior Consultant - Environmental Accounting Services
Felicity has a diverse engineering background. She has a PhD in mechanical engineering and enjoys applying her varied skill set to effect positive and sustainable change, especially in agriculture. Felicity is deeply involved in carbon markets and understands the pathways to reward and incentivise farmers to measure and reduce their emissions within the Australian and New Zealand context.

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For any enquiries about this course, please contact Student Support.

Alternatively, contact one of our dedicated support team members on +61 3 8344 0149 (Monday to Friday 8 am –7 pm, Saturday 9 am – 5 pm AEST/AEDT).

Study modes

Carbon Neutral Agriculture's 100% online format runs for two weeks.  The bespoke face-to-face format is delivered via an immersive 1.5-day workshop. Both options provide a deeper understanding of sustainable farming practices.
The program is taught across six modules.

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This course is delivered through the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.