Climate change will alter rainfall patterns in New England in the coming decades. Storms will likely become more intense, increasing the frequency of flooding. This leaves many agricultural lands, especially those in floodplains, at risk. Farms in New England tend to be concentrated in river valleys because the soils are fertile and easily cultivated. Thus, many farms in this area are vulnerable to floods.
The Climate Adaptation Fellowship is a curriculum designed to give farmers, foresters, and advisors the information they need to adapt to climate change, bring climate change into their outreach programs, and talk about climate change with peers and colleagues.
A USDA Northeast Climate Hub newsletter aptly named, the Quarterly Harvest, seeks to deliver high level updates and articles with a balanced mix of created and curated content from Climate Hub staff and partners to keep avid readers informed.

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Climate change will alter rainfall patterns in New England in the coming decades. Storms will likely become more intense, increasing the frequency of flooding. This leaves many agricultural lands, especially those in floodplains, at risk. Farms in New…

The Climate Adaptation Fellowship is a series of curricula designed to give farmers, foresters, and advisors the information they need to adapt to climate change, bring climate change into their outreach programs, and talk about climate change with peers…

A two-day event geared towards all things agriculture and water-use efficiency.

Maine is a state known for its long, cold winters and short growing season, but changes in climate are disrupting this norm. Many growers across the state have already started to experience the trend towards longer growing seasons. Slightly warmer summers…

Chris Miller, NRCS Climate Hub Liaison, is studying how farmers can use various adaptive management methods to deal with both the saltwater and water quality impacts.