Category: Agricultural Sectors

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 »

NY Vineyard Site Evaluation System

The high investment required and the longevity of vineyards makes good decisions at the beginning critical. Through a collaboration between Read more »

Forest Management Adaptation Workbook

The adaptation workbook, created by the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science, is targeted toward forest managers and natural resource 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 »

Annual Phosphorus Loss Estimator

Annual Phosphorus Loss Estimator (APLE) is an online tool developed by the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS). It consists of a 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 »

New York State Integrated Pest Management Program

It is projected that pressure from invasive species and other pests will change with the onset of climate change. The New 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 »

Farming Success in an Uncertain Climate Fact Sheet

The Farming Success in an Uncertain Climate resource is a four page fact sheet outlining the most likely climatic challenges (flooding, drought, heat stress, Read more »

NYS AG & Markets Crop Insurance Information

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets provides information about crop insurance opportunities for New York producers.  This Read more »