march, 2022

24mar2:00 pm3:00 pmCCE Ulster County - Beginning Farmer Series: Climate Change and Agriculture2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Details

Each year CCE Ulster hosts the New and Beginning Farmer Series, a collection of 1 hour workshops that help new and aspiring farmers get started. All Classes will be held online via Zoom. On March 24 from 2pm-3pm CCE Ulster hosts the seminar “Climate Change and Agriculture”,

The first speaker is Allison Chatrchyan a Sr. Research Associate at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, and the main campus focal point for the Cornell Climate Stewards Program. Allison will provide a general overview of climate change, as well as the science behind it, including the projected global temperature (RCP Values) graph.

The second speaker is Jenna Walczak an Ag Climate Resiliency Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Harvest New York team. She works with extension staff to assist farmers in implementing practices to mitigate climate change and reduce its impact on New York State farms. Jenna will talk about the impact of climate change on agriculture in the Hudson Valley.

For more information and registration – ulster.cce.cornell.edu

Time

(Thursday) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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