Welcome to the Climate Adaptation Resource Database

This is a database for farmers to contribute and access climate adaptation resources.

From here, users:

  • search several different types of resources, including photos, case studies, and grant opportunities;
  • create accounts, and customize personal “one-stop” dashboards;
  • contribute content, ask questions, and stay in touch.

For details about the database, please visit the about page.
Questions about searching, creating an account, or submitting your resource? Email farmclim@uvm.edu or give us feedback here.

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Climate Adaptation Resources for Northern New England Farms

Added by Rachel Schattman • Last updated January 25, 2022
Author: Rachel Schattman
Type: Photos/videos; Tools or calculators
Topic: Drought; Climate science; Forecasts for the Northeast; Precipitation; Education; Adaptation practices; Irrigation; Reduce tillage

The economic tools, visualizations, and resources on this website were designed with and for small, medium, and beginning farmers and ranchers1 in New England to address the unique challenges they face in adapting to climate change. These resources are available for three agricultural practices - silvopasture, irrigation, and tarping - that were identified as areas of particular interest and need...

Network for Environment and Weather Applications

Added by Devon Johnson • Last updated September 30, 2021
Author: Cornell University
Type: Fact sheets; Scientific summaries; Tools or calculators
Topic: Changing pest and disease pressure; Forecasts for the Northeast

This site provides links to daily weather summaries, NOAA weather forecasts, pest forecasts, Extension resources, and crop management tools based on a given location.

Report on Pepper Growing in High Tunnels in Response to Climate Change

Added by Devon Johnson • Last updated August 16, 2021
Author: Universitty of New Hampshire Extension
Type: Case studies; Fact sheets; Photos/videos; Scientific summaries
Topic: Changing pest and disease pressure; Climate science; Drought; Forecasts for the Northeast; High tunnels; Adaptation practices; Irrigation

This is a report done by University of New Hampshire researches on the comparison between growing different pepper varieties in the field vs a greenhouse. The purpose of the study was to help vegetable farmers adapt to the weather variability brought on by climate change.

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Clovercrest Farm: A Family Dairy in Charleston, Maine

Added by Karrah Kwasnik • Last updated November 23, 2019
Author: USDA Northeast Climate Hub
Type: Case studies
Topic: Precipitation; Drought

Clovercrest Farm is a small-scale dairy farm owned by Steve Morrison and Sonja Heyck-Merlin located in Charleston, Maine, 25 miles outside of Bangor. They milk 95 Jersey cattle on 250 acres, of which 125 acres are pasture and 125 acres are wooded. The farm rents 350 acres of cropland in the surrounding area to grow winter forage. Clovercrest Farm is pasture-based and has been certified USDA...

Getting started with drip irrigation: components and costs

Added by Rachel Schattman • Last updated September 27, 2019
Author: Rachel Schattman and Chloe Boutelle
Type: Fact sheets
Topic: Irrigation; Adaptation practices; Drought; Climate science

This fact sheet presents an overview of the most common components and options in drip irrigation systems, accompanied by estimated costs.

LandCAN

Added by Devon Johnson • Last updated November 21, 2019
Author: Land Conservation Assistance Network
Type: People/services; Scientific summaries
Topic: Forecasts for the Northeast

This service helps landowners make smart, sustainable decisions about their land through the promotion and protection of wetlands, forests, farms, endangered species habitats, and other open spaces.