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.
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There are currently 91 resources published in the portal.
This informative SARE webpage discusses how to understand climate risk and resilience, how to manage resources (natural, human, social, physical, and financial) in order to build climate resilience, and how to start assessing one's own risks and strategies on the farm or ranch.
NTT is a web-based, site-specific application that estimates nutrient and sediment losses for crop and pasture at the field and/or watershed scales. Agricultural producers and land managers can define a number of management scenarios for any given field or area of interest (AOI). NTT will estimate nutrient (nitrogen and phosphorus) losses, sediment losses, and crop yields differences between the...
This two-page research summary addresses the trade-offs rural communities face when increased flooding damages public and private land, and makes farming more risky. The authors also provide a link for teaching resources on this topic. The summary was created by collaborators from UMass Amherst, the University of Vermont, the University of Arizona, and the USDA Northeast Climate Hub.
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...
This fact sheet presents an overview of the most common components and options in drip irrigation systems, accompanied by estimated costs.
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.