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”).
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Earlier Event: September 28Growing the Farm to Institution Movement: From Farm to Plate
Later Event: October 3CADE: Added Value Dairy Track Session 1 - Determining your Dairy Product Mix