Climate Smart Farming Resource

Cornell CSF Factsheet: 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 unpredictable weather patterns pose serious threats to farmers’ livelihoods.  This factsheet about the Six Key Strategies For Farmers provides actions that farmers can take to reduce risks and improve the sustainability of their farm. Many of these best management practices may not be new to farmers but taken together they can help increase resiliency on the farm over the short and long-term.