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Crops Topics from the Northeast Hub Region

  • Climate Warming brings Earlier Spring

    Forest scene at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest.

    As we all enjoy the arrival of spring, it is important to understand the direct and indirect impacts of changes in the seasons in order to wisely care for the managed and unmanaged ecosystems of the…

  • Farming on a Saltier Coast

    Salt tolerant buffer strip of Eastern gamagrass

    A new report by NOAA provides updated predictions on the rate of sea level rise within the United States. When coupled with extreme tides and more frequent, intense storms, rising sea level is…

  • Delmarva and the Ground for Change

    opening shot to film; cover crops at harborview farms

    Farmers around the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays are leaders in practices that promote healthy soils. These practices also safeguard working lands from climate change extremes. This film follows three…

  • Agrivoltaics: Coming Soon to a Farm Near You?

    Byron Kominek, owner of Jack’s Solar Garden in Longmont, Colo., drives a tractor away following a kickoff event for the farm.

    Researchers and farmers around the country are currently experimenting and collecting data on what crops, pollinator plants, and/or livestock situations work best with photovoltaic setups.…