Improved soil health can lead to increased productivity, reduce the need for external inputs, and increase farm resilience to severe weather Read more »
Vulnerability Type: Multiple Vulnerabilities
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 »
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets provides information about crop insurance opportunities for New York producers. This Read more »
This one page fact sheet describes the goals of the Climate Smart Farming (CSF) Program at Cornell University and describes Read more »
It is projected that the frequency of severe weather events will increase with the onset of climate change. These weather events Read more »
The Cover Crop Chart is produced and distributed by staff of the USDA-ARS. It is an easy to use pdf 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.
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.