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Lynn G. Knight

Lynn G. Knight is a co-Director of the USDA Northeast Climate Hub, and Regional Economist with NRCS East National Technology Support Center (ENTSC).

She is responsible for providing conservation economic technical assistance and training to 22 States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Her background includes work with USDA Office of the Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights conducting damage assessments, Senior Economist with USDA NRCS in Washington DC conducting regulatory impact studies, and State Economist for NRCS in Vermont. She also worked as an economic and government policy consultant for American Farmland Trust, Winrock International, Farm Pilot Project Coordination Inc. and EnSave. Lynn holds a B.S. in Animal Science, and a M.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Vermont.

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Lynn G. Knight


  • Co-Director, USDA Northeast Climate Hub
  • Regional Economist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, East National Technology Support Center


USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service


94 Sand Hill Road, Milton, VT 05468

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  • Economics of Conservation Planning
  • Economic Case Studies on Climate Adaptation