Climate Change and Agriculture
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Below find reports and resources related to climate change and agriculture:
pdf Climate Change and Agriculture, Including Aquaculture and Fisheries, in New Jersey (1.20 MB) prepared by the Rutgers Climate Institute and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station.
pdf Healthy Soils and Climate Change (475 KB) , prepared by the Rutgers Climate Institute and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station with assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Climate Change and Agriculture Workshop for Rutgers Extension Faculty and Staff presentations available here.
Stakeholder Engagement Report: Agriculture. This report was prepared by researchers from Rutgers University for the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance.
Stakeholder Engagement Reports prepared for the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance for other sectors such as Natural Resources and Water Resources can be found here.
Sector-based reports for climate change impacts and preparedness opportunities for the Natural Resources and Water Resources sector in New Jersey can be found here.
USDA Northeast Climate Hub provides climate change information to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners within the Northeastern United States with a focus on technologies and risk management practices. Sign up for the Hub newsletter here.
USDA Northern Forest Climate Hub assists natural resource managers, woodland owners, and others interested in forests to integrate climate change information into planning, decision making, and management activities.
USDA Forest Service Climate Change Resource Center connects land managers and decision makers with usable science to address climate change in planning and application providing information about climate change impacts on forests and other ecosystems, and approaches to adaptation and mitigation in forests and grasslands.
U. S. Department of Agriculture Sponsored Project: Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate is a resource that includes news, a searchable data base, and an on-line course to foster animal production practices that are resilient to a changing climate.
Climate change and agriculture related resources on a range of topics including climate and weather; disasters and emergency; and energy from the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station can be found here.
Climate and agriculture resources for Extension Professionals on a range of topics including farm energy; disaster issues; climate, forests and woodlands.
Climate, Forests & Woodlands Community of Practice has a new website for Extension Professionals here.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Plant Materials Program has a listing of technical publications including climate change and related topics.
USDA Webinar portal (including archived webinars) on the latest research and industry practices in forestry, conservation, bioenergy, climate change, and natural resources.
Listen to Rutgers Professor Peter Oudemans interview on NPR's Weekend Edition about what a changing climate means for cranberries, blueberries, peaches and other NJ crops especially when a cold snap happens.