Opening Reception: Climate Smart Farming--New York State Farmers In Their Own Words

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Mann Library, Mann Gallery Cornell University Mann Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

The Cornell community is warmly invited to a reception with Dale Stein (Stein Farms), Paul King (Six Mile Creek Vineyards), Glenn Evans (Cornell Agricultural Experiment Station) and Allison Chatrchyan of the Cornell Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture (CICCA) as we open a new exhibit in the Mann Library Gallery.  CICCA works with Cornell researchers, extension specialists, and New York State farmers to co-develop tools that increase resiliency, reduce risk, and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector. This exhibit showcases this unique collaboration, highlighting stories of farmers’ experiences with extreme weather and climate change and the important adaptations they are making through new cropping systems and varieties, improved water and waste management, and the installation of renewable energy systems.

For more information about the climate smart farming program of the Cornell Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture at the Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, please visit climatesmartfarming.org.

 

 The “Climate Smart Farming” exhibit is part of Mann Library’s year-long special programming series on climate change launched in fall 2015. For more information about current and upcoming events, please visit mannlib.cornell.edu/events-exhibits or call 255-5406.

 

 

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