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Climate Change and Agriculture in the Garden State

Learn about how climate change is impacting New Jersey agriculture and how New Jersey farmers are adapting.

Fisheries, Aquaculture and Climate Change: A New Jersey Perspective
Learn about how climate change affects the oceans and coasts and the implications for New Jersey's fisheries and aquaculture growers.

Rutgers University Plant Breeders Address Climate Change
Learn about how scientists who specialize in plant breeding are keeping up with climate change in New Jersey.

Living Shorelines and Sea Level Rise on New Jersey’s Delaware Bayshore
Learn about living shorelines as a technique to help farming and fishing communities in the Delaware Bayshore keep pace with sea level rise.

Developing Climate-Change Resilience in Conservation Plants
Learn about plants being selected and tested for climate change adaptability in coastal areas for agricultural and conservation purposes.

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. Watch Rutgers Professors Nick Vorsa and Peter Oudeman's interview about climate change impacts on berries here.

Virtual Field Tours “As if You were There” From the USDA Northeast Climate Hub allow viewers to explore farm and forestry climate adaptation practices from throughout the Northeast through these 360 degree demonstration projects including.

In one, Rutgers University scientists assist partners from US Fish and Wildlife Service, The Nature Conservancy and Partnership for the Delaware Estuary to build living shorelines along the Delaware Bayshore to reduce the impacts of future storms. You can also read more about this project in this 2018 article Recycled Oyster Shells and Oyster Castles Create Living Shoreline Protection Along Delaware Bay that originally appeared in Rutgers Today.