Researchers and farmers work towards efficient irrigation by comparing crop water needs to weekly applications on diversified Vermont vegetable farms.

This assessment evaluates the vulnerability of 11 forest ecosystems in the Mid-Atlantic region (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, eastern Maryland, and southern New York) under a range of future climates.
A synthesis of key climate change sensitivities and risk management practices for forest vegetation, non-forest vegetation, water and infrastructure, fisheries and fish habitat, wetlands and riparian areas, wildlife, and recreation for the Western US.

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Most Midwestern specialty crop growers are well attuned to the increased crop production risks associated with a changing climate. However, there is a need for additional climate-resilient management practices, decision making/planning tools, and educational…
Improving Decision-Making Through Regional Collaboration symposium as presented at the 2019 National Adaptation Forum. “Success in obtaining resilient and sustainable agroecosystems within the Midwest Region can only be obtained through collaborative efforts.”
Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica (Newman), is a severe invasive insect pest of turf, landscapes, and horticultural crops that has successfully colonized much of the United States. Will a changing climate increase Japanese beetle threat to agriculture?
Palmer amaranth is proving to be a major challenge for agricultural production worldwide. In a changing climate, even more agricultural regions will be at risk to this fast-growing and herbicide resistant weed.
Learn more about the brown marmorated stink bug: a ferocious eater of fruits, vegetables, some row crops and many ornamental plants. In a changing climate, crop losses from BMSB may increase as their range moves northward and their survival and reproduction…