CSF Resources and Best Management Practices

NYS Climate Resilient Farming Program

The New York State Climate Resilient Farming (CRF) Grant Program provides cost‐share assistance to farmers to reduce GHG emissions and Read more »

USDA COMET-Planner Tool

Access a digital carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas mitigation evaluation tool specific to conservation practices implemented through USDA’s Natural Resources Read more »

NYS Draft Scoping Plan: Agriculture & Forestry

The NYS Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (Climate Act) was signed into law in 2019 as one of the Read more »

USDA Climate-Smart Agriculture Resources

Find up-to-date resources, tools, and links to support the adoption of CSA practices on farms, from the USDA. Climate solutions Read more »

AFT NYS Soil Health Case Studies

Read three compelling and easy-to-read two-page soil health economic case studies developed by American Farmland Trust (AFT) with support from Read more »

Cornell's Natural & Working Lands Website

Cornell’s Natural and Working Lands website provides tools, training webinars, videos, factsheets, and other resources to help manage land resources Read more »

Solar on Farmland Webinar

Implications of Large Solar Installations and Leasing on Farmland Zoom Webinar: Friday, February 12, 2021 Utility-scale solar projects have been Read more »

Economic Case Study on the Benefits of Irrigation

An economic case study was conducted on the benefits of irrigation at Intervale Community Farm (ICF) in Vermont. In this Read more »

NYSERDA Agriculture Energy Audit Program

NYSERDA offers free energy audits to identify electric and natural gas energy efficiency measures for eligible farms and on-farm producers, Read more »

Forest Management & GHG Mitigation

  Forests play an important role in the global carbon cycle. Forests act as a carbon sink, meaning they take Read more »

Soil Carbon Management Opportunities

Management of soil carbon can increase the amount of carbon in soil organic matter, which reduces carbon dioxide (CO2) in Read more »

Nitrogen Fertilizer Management Opportunities

Nitrogen fertilizer is critical for crop production, but applying too much at an inopportune time reduces profitability and increases environmental Read more »