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Lecture - Farming Success in an Uncertain Climate

  • The Farmer's Museum 5775 New York 80 Cooperstown, NY, 13326 United States (map)

The Farmer's Museum in Cooperstown is hosting a lecture on recent historical weather and weather pattern changes affecting ag in the NE, followed with climate projections for the region. Extensive exploration of what farmers are doing about the new challenges (i.e. adaptation) and ongoing collaborative research with farmers to develop new decision tools for farming in an uncertain climate. Also, a discussion of energy efficiency on the farm, opportunities for use of renewables, and sequestering carbon in soils (i.e., reducing the carbon footprint of farming or “mitigation”).