Category: Adaptation Strategies

NRCS Technical Publications

    The Plant Materials Program is an extensive listing of technical publications organized by topics such as Climate Change, Cover Read more »

Building soils for better crops manual

    The third edition of Building Soils for Better Crops is a one-of-a-kind, practical guide to ecological soil management. It Read more »

Small Farm Adaptation Guidebooks

    Preparing smallholder farm families to adapt to climate change is a series of five pocket guides: (1) Extension Read more »

PaOneStop Farm Mapping Tool

PAOneStop currently offers a Nutrient Management Mapping Module, a tool allowing users to generate high quality maps that are required for completion of Nutrient Balance Sheets and Nutrient Management Plans.

USDA Climate Hubs

    The USDA Regional Climate Change Hubs deliver information to farmers, ranchers and forest land owners to help them adapt Read more »

EPIC and APEX Models

The Environmental Policy Integrated Climate (EPIC) Model is a cropping system model developed to by Texas A&M that simulates roughly Read more »

Managing Cover Crops Profitably Manual

The Managing Cover Crops Profitably book was developed by the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program of the USDA. Read more »

US Climate Resilience Toolkit

The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit provides scientific tools, information, and expertise to help people manage their climate-related risks and opportunities, Read more »

Crop Rotations on Organic Farms Planning Manual

Published by the Natural Resource, Agriculture and Engineering Service with funding from SARE, this manual provides an in-depth review of Read more »

NEWA

NEWA, http://newa.cornell.edu, gives end users free access to 40 IPM, crop management, and degree day tools driven by weather data Read more »

USDA Report: Climate Change and Ag. in the U.S.

The USDA report – Climate Change and Agriculture in the United States: Effects and Adaptation, was published in 2011. The Read more »

Cornell Soil Health Assessment

Improved soil health can lead to increased productivity, reduce the need for external inputs, and increase farm resilience to severe weather Read more »