The state of knowledge regarding climate change and variability impacts on adaptation options for Florida agriculture, forestry and rangelands | November 15 @ 11 A.M. Eastern

As the climate continues to change and become more variable, the working lands of Florida will experience increased production risks from hurricanes, drought, saltwater intrusion, flooding, insect, disease, and wildfire. Additionally, working conditions will likely deteriorate as air temperatures rise.  The causes of these stresses are complex, and cannot be easily solved.  However, producers can […]

AgroClimate: Tools for managing climate risk in agriculture | September 13 @ 11 A.M. Eastern

AgroClimate is an innovative web-resource for decision-support and learning about the effects of weather and climate on agriculture. It provides interactive tools and climate information to improve resource use efficiency and to reduce crop production risk associated with climate variability and change. In our upcoming webinar, hear from Clyde Fraisse as he shares about how AgroClimate […]

Climate Trends and Variability –Applications to Agriculture in the Southeast | June 6 @ 11 A.M. EDT

Climate trends and variability play an important role in agriculture and the risks faced by producers. Climate predictions and agricultural forecasting provide a critical support structure for the agricultural industry so producers can make informed decisions related to climate variability. In our upcoming webinar, hear from David Zierden as he shares about weather and climate threats […]

Virtual Town Hall: Disaster Assistance for Agricultural Workers | November 9, 2022 @ 1 p.m. ET

In the wake of Hurricane Ian, many Floridians are still recovering. The agricultural community faces specific challenges when seeking disaster assistance. Join this special virtual town hall event to hear from a panel of experts with the Federal Emergency Management Administration. The town hall will include a moderated discussion on topics, such as assistance available […]

Emerging Topics and New Collaborations in the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety | July 14, 2022 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT

The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) was established in 2016 to conduct research, education, and prevention projects to address the health and safety issues in the agriculture, forestry, fishing industries throughout the southeastern U.S. and U.S. territories in the Caribbean. In early 2022, SCCAHS, part of a national network with 10 […]

Why Agriculture Remains Undercounted in Fatal and Non-Fatal Occupational Injury Surveillance Systems | March 9, 2022 @ 11am EST

Surveillance of injuries and fatalities in production agriculture is necessary to inform stakeholders about workplace hazards and risks in order to improve and advance injury prevention policies and practices for this dangerous industry. National surveillance efforts are known to undercount cases in the agricultural industry, especially for smaller farms. Researchers around the country are working […]