The Climate Adaptation Fellowships Program is a peer-to-peer learning program that builds climate resilience across farms, forests and communities. It includes a curriculum for farmers, foresters, and advisors with that includes the information they need to adapt to climate change. The program also works to bring climate change into advisors' outreach programs and to have conversations about climate change with peers and colleagues. The curriculum is designed to increase participant knowledge and empower broad adoption of climate adaptation practices in the northeastern United States. It was developed through a multiyear collaboration between multiple land grant universities, including Rutgers University, USDA agencies, nonprofit organizations and land managers and was supported through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S.Department of Agriculture, the USDA Northeast Climate Hub. Implementation of the program is being piloted in 2020-2021 through a Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program for vegetable and small fruit growers and advisors; learn more about the pilot program here.
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.
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.
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 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 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.