Online Course: Climate Smart Adaptation Strategies for CT Farmers

Man and his tractor on the fieldClimate Smart Adaptation Strategies for CT Farmers

Join UConn Extension Solid Ground program in a new course that will help you understand the best practices for your farm in a changing climate.  Course includes expert instructors in various fields implementing climate smart agriculture practices, tools under $2000 that are suggested for use, virtual field trips and more.

Topics include: soil health, composting, using plastic and fabric mulches, managing water on the farm, biological pest control, etc.

Running fully online and asynchronously, so learn at your own pace.

The price of the course is $60– at course completion, participants will be refund $30 of the course fee.

The course will run from 11/29/2023 to 2/28/2024

The course is part of a suite that we are putting together, including a microgrant of up to $2400, but you are required to have had completed the course (and request funding for a project with climate smart initiatives), in order to apply for this grant.  Keep your eyes out for more information as this will open in December.
To learn more about the course, and all the other offerings that come with this project, check out a brief 10 minute video that goes through all that we are providing for farmers here: