Latest Northeast Climate Hub Additions

“Flash drought” refers to drought conditions that develop unusually quickly, in effect sneaking up on farmers and policy managers.  This kind of drought doesn’t happen often in the Northeast but it did this year.
It’s important to properly plan an urban forest first in order to ensure the greatest chance of success. To assist, West Virginia Division of Forestry recently updated two climate-aware resources for managing urban forests.
Monarch conservation has inspired people across North America to protect and enhance pollinator habitat. Here are some resources for supporting monarch conservation.
Aquaculture farms are especially vulnerable to climate change as organisms and operations are continually exposed to temperature and chemical fluctuations in the ocean and air.
Borderview Farm and University of Vermont (UVM) Extension are researching the potential for growing milkweed both as an agricultural fiber crop and to conserve habitat for monarch butterflies.
The Northeast Climate Adaptation Fellowship's Vegetable and Fruit Program now accepting applications and is open to commercial farmers in the Northeast U.S. who grow vegetables and/or small fruit. It is also available for agricultural advisors who work…
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) offers cost sharing for practices that help farmers increase resilience to drought.
Secretary Purdue announced the USDA Agriculture Innovation Agenda on February 20, 2020. The new agenda includes calls for carbon sequestration and practices to reduce greenhouse gases.
Find out how agroforestry contributes to climate change mitigation in three ways.
At its core, Cooperative Extension works to empower rural and urban communities of all sizes. It helps people to meet the challenges they face, adapt to changing technology, improve nutrition and food safety, prepare for and respond to emergencies, and…