Join us for another webinar in the Northeast Center's occasional series - Topic: Climate Change

Posted: April 16, 2014

A webinar on "Climate Change - Implications for Local and Regional Food Systems" will be held on April 25th at 2PM. This webinar is designed for research, teaching and extension professionals and practitioners engaged in work related to the Northeast regional food system.

This webinar will help:

  • Provide an overview of the general issue of characterizing regional climate change and climate variability, and discuss the current/potential impacts and opportunities for local and regional food systems in the Northeast
  • Identify current efforts in research, teaching and extension that promote practical and profitable responses to climate change challenges
  • Identify opportunities to improve climate change research, teaching and extension collaborations across the region in an effort to help build stronger networks among land-grant and related institutions in the Northeast

Speakers include:

  • Dee Singh-Knights - Assistant Professor, West Virginia University (Moderator)
  • Dr. Stephan Goetz - Director, The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development (co-Facilitator)
  • Dr. Art DeGaetano - Director, Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University
  • Dr. David Fleisher - Research Scientist, Crop Systems and Global Change, USDA ARS Beltsville

Register for "Climate Change - Implications for Local and Regional Food Systems"

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.