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Climate Change Implications for Local and Regional Food Systems

Date: 4/14/2014

West Virginia University is offering a Webinar on “Climate Change - Implications for Local and Regional Food Systems” on Friday, April 25th from 2.00 pm through 3.30 pm.


 


Purpose:


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; and


-       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


Dee Singh-Knights - Assistant Professor, West Virginia University (Moderator)


Stephan Goetz - Director, 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


Intended Audience


This webinar is designed for research, teaching and extension professionals and practitioners engaged in work related to the Northeast regional food system.


 


How to Register

Please register for Climate Change - Implications for Local and Regional Food Systems on Apr 25, 2014 2:00 PM EDT at:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1954914439646796546
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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