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.
As a researcher, Dr. Rachel Schattman’s work is best described as social agroecology. She has been the leader on several research and outreach projects, including a national survey with USDA field employees on their understanding of the risks associated with climate change, and a farmer-to-farmer program, called the Climate Adaptation Fellowship.
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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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.

Sugar maple trees may be struggling to regenerate in a changing climate. Research at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest shows sugar maple seedlings failing to thrive. Warming temperatures appear to be contributing factor. In response, the Society for the…

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…

Keeping cows cool in the summertime is a major concern for dairy farmers, even in the relatively moderate climate of the Northeast.