Climate in Ag Summit with FBN® and NASA Harvest at Farmer2FarmerVI [Videos]
This panel was originally presented live at Farmer2FarmerVI in Omaha, NE. Sign up to be first in line for Farmer2FarmerVII by clicking here.
In this series of videos, gain perspective on the impact of climate shifts in agriculture from leading experts in the industry.
SESSION 1: How to Maintain Farm Profitability Despite Weather Volatility
Welcome to the Conservation Age. This session will make the business case for adopting more data-driven conservation practices across your farming operation without sacrificing long-term profitability. What markets are evolving to pay for climate-smart practices?
Is Weather More Volatile? What Will it Look Like in the Next Decade?
Michael Grieve, Senior Data Scientist at dClimate
Destination Conservation: Sustainability and Profitability Across a Moving Landscape
Laura Gentry PhD, Director of Water Quality Science, Precision Conservation Management
Roundtable: Corporate Perspectives on Climate-based Initiatives
Midwest Poultry Services - A Path to Net Neutral Eggs
SESSION 2: The Future of Irrigation with NASA and FBN Research
In this session, we will focus on how critical farmer engagement is in shaping the frontier of today’s digital agricultural revolution. We’ll also delve into recent weather related events and their impacts on commodity pricing.
Infrastructure Impacts from Climate Change: An Examination of the Mississippi River
Kevin McNew, FBN Chief Economist
From Farm to Space: How Farmers Are Shaping NASA’s Agricultural Priorities
Mary Mitkish, Assistant Program Manager, NASA Harvest
NASA Does That? A Space-Based Approach to Water Resource Management
Sarah Brennan, Deputy Program Manager, Water Resources and Agriculture, NASA
SESSION 3: How to Prepare Your Operation for a Changing Climate
As severe weather events increase, we’ll look at ways to assess the impacts on agricultural production and potential mitigation. What exists today, and what will the future look like for market-based solutions? Are farmers feeling the effects of climate change and a shift in attitudes toward climate change?
From Past to Present: Shifts in U.S. Agricultural Landscapes
Xiaopeng Song Phd, Assistant Professor, UMD
Preparing U.S. Agriculture to Deal with Climate Change
Eileen McLellan, Lead Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
Green Hydrogen and Ammonia: Implications for US Farmers
Michael Reese, Director, Renewable Energy, University of Minnesota
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