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Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies on Farms for Extreme Weather

  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Learn from Cornell University experts why extreme weather events are occurring more frequently, how these events are linked to climate change and what can be done to address them. 

This free workshop is designed for farmers and those considering farming.  Lunch is included.  

For a printable flyer click here.  

Agenda:

10:00 - 10:30 am         
General Overview:  What is Climate Change?
*Allison Morrill Chatrchyan, Ph.D., Director, Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions

10:30 - 11:15 am         
Climate Change Facts and Mitigation:  What Can You Do?  
*Art DeGaetano, Ph.D., Professor, Cornell University, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

11:15 am - 12:30 pm   
Using Climate Change Science Tools to Make Changes on Your Farm
Laura McDermott, Small Fruit & Vegetable Specialist, CCE Eastern NY Commercial Hort. Program

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch (included)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Apply what you have learned.  Small group work: what kinds of strategies can you apply to your own farm operation?

*Connected via Zoom

Please register by Friday, November 23.  

How to register:

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County provides equal program and employment opportunities. Please contact the program office at 845-340-3990 if you have any special needs.

Fee

Free

Contact

Jim O'Connell
Sr. Agriculture Resource Educator
jmo98@cornell.edu
845-340-3990 ext. 390

Location

CCE Ulster County
232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza)
Kingston, New York 12401