August 2016: Jennifer Phillips of Gansvoort Farm in Germantown, NY explains how variable weather and extreme weather events affect sheep farming. Gansvoort Farm is located in the Hudson Valley and specializes in 100% grass-fed lamb production.
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PRO-DAIRY links New York’s dairy farmers and agribusiness professionals to critical research and resources, giving them the information they need to Read more »
Published by Rutgers Climate Institute, this report examines the potential impacts of climate change on agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries throughout Read more »
Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) climate change website provides a comprehensive gateway to climate change events, Read more »
The New York State Water Resources Institute (NYS- WRI) works to identify and develop resources to improve water management through: Read more »
Livestock throughout the country are likely to be affected by climate change through direct and indirect pathways. For example, projections Read more »
The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit provides scientific tools, information, and expertise to help people manage their climate-related risks and opportunities, Read more »
July 2014: Various New York farmers and Cornell University researchers discuss observed changes in extreme weather and climate variability on their farms and what can be done to adapt.
This video highlights how climate change is impacting apple orchards in New York.
July 2014: Interview with Wendy Burkhart-Spiegel of Common Thread Farm in Madison, NY. Common Thread Farm is a CSA that emphasizes locally-produced food and is committed to the NOFA Organic Farmer’s Pledge.
July 2015: Steve Childs, the NYS Maple Specialist at Cornell Maple located in Ithaca, NY discusses extreme weather, climate variability, and adaptations taken to overcome weather challenges.
This video highlights the importance and benefits of on-farm renewable energy production.