Agricultural Sector: Vegetables

Tips for Managing Too Little Water

by Elizabeth Buck, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell Vegetable Program As of last Thursday, U.S. Drought Monitor officially designated almost all of the Cornell Vegetable Program area as “abnormally dry”, which is their first stage of drought. It’s not hard to spot the corn rolling as you drive, particularly in the later plantings, and the ground cracks developing. Streams are running low and ponds are getting drawn down. The depletion of those surface water resources is quickly demanding a question be answered: How do I make the most impactful use of the water I do have? Watering Efficiency Look for and Read more »

USDA Climate Hubs

The USDA Regional Climate Change Hubs deliver information to farmers, ranchers and forest land owners to help them adapt to climate Read more »