July 2014: Interview with Dale Stein of Stein Farms in LeRoy, NY and Bill Verbeten, a Cornell Cooperative Extension Specialist. Stein Farms is an 850 dairy cow farm and field crop producer.
Climate Smart Farming Videos
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.
July 2014: Various apple growers in New York State discuss extreme weather and climate variability impacts on their farms. Producers included in this video include: Rod Farrow, Lamont Fruit Farm, Waterport, NY; Todd Furber, Cherry Lawn Farms, Lake Ontario Region, NY; and David Coene, Windmill Farms, Lake Ontario Region, NY.
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.
July 2014: This video, produced by Conservation Bridge, highlights the importance and benefits of on-farm renewable energy production. Featuring: Don Jensen of Lawnhurst Farms and Chip Bailey of K.C. Orchards.
Spring 2012: Interview with Mark Doyle, business manager of Fishkill Farms in Hopewell Junction, NY. Fishkill Farms is a small organic orchard that specializes in apple production and is dedicated to sustainable farming practices.
July 2014: Interview with Chip Bailey of KC Orchards in Williamson, NY. KC Orchards is an apple orchard that is a net-zero energy farm and is committed to growing and harvesting apples sustainably.
July 2014: Interview with Don Jensen of Lawnhurst Farms in Stanley, NY and Jennifer Pronto, a research associate at Cornell University. Lawhurst Farms is a dairy operation that recently installed an anaerobic digester.
July 2014: Interview with Erich McEnroe of McEnroe Organic Farm in Millerton, NY. McEnroe Organic Farm is a diversified 1200 acre farm specializing in a commercial compost operation.
July 2015: Thor Oechsner of Oechsner Farm located in Ithaca, NY discusses extreme weather and climate variability.