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“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.
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…
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…