Summit will cover some strategies for dealing with weather extremes

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2019 Tompkins County Ag Summit

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Tompkins County Agricultural Summit: Strategies for Farming in the Northeast with Changing Weather Patterns

Changing weather patterns and weather extremes are creating new challenges in an already challenging industry – come hear about new research and approaches to keeping ahead of the weather!

Topics to be covered:

    - What Difference Does Two Degrees Make?

    - Strategies for Dealing with Weather Extremes:

    • Focus on Soil Health
    • Managing Water Resources and Risks
    • Reducing Livestock Stress from Extreme Temperatures
    • Diversifying Farm Enterprises, Species, Crop Varieties, and Breeds
    • Farm Planning and Adaptive Management

    -  Farmer Panel: High and Low Tech Approaches to Increased Runoff from Extreme Rain Events

    PLUS: Informational displays from agricultural agencies and organizations

    Sponsored by the Tompkins County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Board in cooperation with Tompkins County Farm Bureau and Farm Credit East

    Fee

    $10/person includes lunch

    Learn More

    http://db.ccetompkins.org/programs/civicrm/event/register?cid=0&reset=1&id=1666

    Location

    Dryden Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
    2272 Dryden Road
    Dryden, New York 13053

    Last updated February 18, 2019