Latest Northeast Climate Hub Additions

As a 2019 NRCS Project Liaison with the Northeast and Southeast USDA Climate Hubs, Chris Miller will be leading a project to assess the impact of sea level rise, coastal flooding and saltwater inundation on agricultural producers in the Eastern and Gulf Coast…
Two new climate science reports were released last fall and highlight the continuing peril of climate change.
There may be little that individual producers can do to change the climate, but there are ways to adapt quickly to anticipated weather-related risks.
Research at dairy farms in Vermont shows how management practices can affect water quality, economics, and greenhouse gas emissions.
Check out the research taking place at this New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station farm. Experiments range from establishing beneficial plant habitats and wildflower meadows to running cold hardiness fruit trials and using practices to extend the…
The Northeastern Regional Association of State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (NERA) represents and promotes the research efforts of regional Land-grant universities and organizations.
The USDA Forest Service has published a new report that summarizes how climate change is already affecting the forests across the Mid-Atlantic region. 
Researchers and farmers work towards efficient irrigation by comparing crop water needs to weekly applications on diversified Vermont vegetable farms.

What do Vermonters who make a living from the land think about agroforestry? How could agroforestry improve farm viability, reduce stormwater runoff, improve soils, and provide a more diverse habitat for domestic livestock and wildlife?  What could…