CSF Resources and Best Management Practices

Resources from Solar on Farmland Webinar (2/12/21)

Implications of Large Solar Installations and Leasing on Farmland Zoom Webinar: Friday, February 12, 2021, 12:00-1:00pm Utility-scale solar projects have Read more »

An 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 carbon 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 »

Energy Efficiency & Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Fossil fuel combustion in the agricultural sector is a significant contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, which accelerate the impacts of Read more »

Methane Capture from Liquid Dairy Manure Storage

Liquid manure storage is a commonly implemented and recognized Best Management Practice (BMP) for addressing water quality concerns. However, liquid Read more »

Dairy Manure Storage & GHG Mitigation

Due to increasing farm size and water quality requirements, more farms are storing manure in order to apply valuable nutrients Read more »

Farm & Forest Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities

Climate change, caused in part by increased emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) into the atmosphere,  is an important issue that Read more »

CSF Six Key Strategies For Farmers

In the Northeastern United States, climate-related risks such as extreme rainfall, drought, heat stress, changing disease and pest pressure, and Read more »

CSF Decision Tools: One-page reference guides

The Climate Smart Farming decision support tools are used when making informed decisions about production systems based on location-specific climate Read more »