Research and Extension Programming Regarding Climate Change Impacts on Northeast Agriculture CALS Impact Statement uri icon

abstract

  • Through a peer-reviewed research journal and news media, recent research indicating earlier spring bloom of lilacs, apples and grapes in the Northeast (corresponding to well-documented warming in the region) reached a large audience. In addition, a symposium focused on climate change and Northeast agriculture for Extension educators began preparing them for discussing climate change issues with farmers in the region.