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Climate Change in Ohio Agriculture

February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Growing Green 2021: Investing in Conservation and Local Food Virtual Series
Cosponsored by Tecumseh Land Trust and the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions, as a part of the Jacoby Partnership, a Regional Conservation Partnership Program through the USDA.
The purpose of this series is for participants to gain an increased sense of practices they could adapt to improve soil and water quality and to make more of their agricultural products, including a better understanding of:
– The diversity of products they could grow and means for marketing them
– The support available to implement conservation practices on local lands.
– The actions to take to implement conservation practices and grow a stronger local food network.
Climate Change in Ohio Agriculture
FEBRUARY 27TH 2020
1:00p -1:35p Dr. Aaron Wilson – “Climate Change, Agriculture and Adaptation in Ohio”
Dr. Aaron Wilson will be addressing the following questions:
– How does climate change affect agriculture in Ohio?
– What is OSU doing to adapt to and mitigate climate change in Ohio?
– What do farmers need to grow to cope with climate change and to make more money?
– What could USDA do to assist their (farmers, educators, folks in ag) response to climate change?
1:35-1:40 Short Break
1:40p -2:40p Panel – “How We are Experiencing and Coping with Climate Change”
Panel: Aaron Wilson, Doug Christen, Bryan Thompson, Roger Wright
Each panelist will be addressing the following questions:
– What kinds of farming do you do?
– How are you experiencing climate change?
– Have you had to make any changes due to climate change and how has COVID impacted your farm and sales?
– What could USDA do to assist their (farmers, educators, folks in ag) response to climate change?
2:40p – 3:00p Q & A
3:00p – 3:30pThank you & Wrap Up

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