Nitrogen fertilizer is critical for crop production, but applying too much at an inopportune time reduces profitability and increases environmental Read more »
Agricultural Sector: Dairy, Poultry, and Livestock
Liquid manure storage is a commonly implemented and recognized Best Management Practice (BMP) for addressing water quality concerns. However, liquid Read more »
Due to increasing farm size and water quality requirements, more farms are storing manure in order to apply valuable nutrients Read more »
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.
Preparing smallholder farm families to adapt to climate change is a series of five pocket guides: (1) Extension Read more »
Developed by the University of Aberdeen in conjunction with Unilever, the Cool Farm Tool is an online greenhouse gas Read more »
Anaerobic digester systems have the potential to reduce costs and increase revenues on farms throughout the U.S. This report,sponsored Read more »
Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) publishes regular reports on the impacts of climate change specific to Pennsylvania. Read more »
The Cornell Dairy Environmental Service program aims to reduce the environmental impact of dairy farming through providing resources and information that pertain to critical aspects of dairy farming in the Northeast.
Livestock throughout the country are likely to be affected by climate change through direct and indirect pathways. For Read more »
The USDA Regional Climate Change Hubs deliver information to farmers, ranchers and forest land owners to help them adapt Read more »
Annual Phosphorus Loss Estimator (APLE) is an online tool developed by the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS). It consists of a Read more »