With California’s drought and other weather extremes across the country, much attention has been paid to the impacts of climate change on agriculture, and debates rage about how much agriculture is a part of the problem. But what about the good news? How can organic and sustainable farms and ranches play a constructive role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and how much more resilient are they to climate impacts? What programs and policies exist to help growers adapt and to incentivize them to use climate-friendly management practices? In this session, you will hear good news stories from a researcher, an organic farmer and an advocate.
A | 8:30 am