Farm Forum: Idaho Farming–Challenges in a Warming Climate

Idaho Farming: Challenges in a Warming Climate

Action to Save Our Planet: An Active Virtual Forum via Zoom:

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020, 19 AM — 11 AM PT

The Boise Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) and the Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (BUUF) invite you to a forum on the state of Idaho farming as we face challenges in a warming climate.

Keynote Speaker: John O’Connor will share his extensive knowledge and experience gained in 45 years of farming in Idaho, including as a farm owner and manager, organic crop inspector, and project leader for a $10,000 S.A.R.E.’ grant.

Some considerations we will explore:

  • How have weather patterns in Idaho changed over the last 30 years, and how has irrigation been affected?
  • What economic consequences from changes in climate have already occurred, and what consequences do we anticipate?
  • How does the current farm model compare with past models?
  • How can new patterns of farming help adapt to climate change, especially concerning energy use, inputs, and tillage?
  • Finally, a call to ACTION

You are welcome and encouraged to send questions in advance to

All are welcome! Registration is not necessary.

SARE (Sustainable Agricultural Research and Education) grants fund research and education projects that advance sustainable agricultural practices in the United States. See e

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