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Water & Climate Change Twilight Meeting at Bardwell Farm

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

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Join UMass Extension and CISA for a climate-themed twilight meeting at Bardwell Farm in Hatfield, MA!

  • Lisa McKeag will share findings from her recent water quality survey of farms around MA and discuss potential impacts of weather and climate change on ag water quality.
  • Harrison Bardwell will show off his new automated irrigation system, and discuss irrigation practices and funded projects around the farm.
  • Sue Scheufele will discuss climate change impacts on vegetable pests including an on-farm trial for managing Phytophthora blight in peppers hosted by Bardwell Farm.

This event is co-sponsored by CISA and UMass Extension and is part of CISA’s annual Adapt your Farm to Climate Change Series. The 2024 series focuses on the impacts of increasing temperatures throughout the year on specific parts of our food system, including soils, weeds and pests, farmworker health and safety, heat tolerant crops, urban farms and others.

Contact Stephen Taranto at stephen@buylocalfood.org or 413-665-7100 ext. 17 with any questions.

When: Friday, August 2, 2024, 5-7pm, with dinner and discussion to follow

Where: Bardwell Farm, 49 Main St., Hatfield, MA 01038

Registration: Free! Please register in advance so we can order enough food. Click here to register.

This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2023-70027-40447.

Details

Date:
August 2
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Bardwell Farm
49 Main St
Hatfield, MA 01038 United States
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Organizers

CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture)
UMass Extension