Does field crop irrigation make sense as a farm strategy given the number of wet summers in the Northeast? 
Stabilizing gullies is one strategy for adapting to changing climate. This case study evaluates the costs and benefits of restoring gullies on Last Resort Farm in Monkton, Vermont.
Are long-range forecasts really any good? And can we forecast farther out than seven days with any confidence?

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The climate in the Northeast U.S. has been changing. Winters have been getting warmer and heavy rainstorms are becoming much more common.

University of Rhode Island is conducting research and doing outreach on high tunnel production, use of cover crops, and risk management. This work can help farmers tackle both the risks and opportunities posed by climate change.

Angus Glen Farms practice a type of agroforestry known as silvopasture. This practice is a blend of the sustainable production of livestock, forage, and trees on the same land. Maintaining both farm and forest while managing water and nutrients increases…

Farmers in the Northeast are exploring options to adapt to the changing climate. Higher average temperatures and more intense rains impact farms and can take a toll on livestock. Intensive rotational grazing, silvopasture, and cow houses are practices that…