Profiling Climate Compatible Methods of Agricultural Practice in the Pacific Northwest
Three topics are profiled through short videos to demonstrate how and why farmers are choosing to think about water when adapting to a changing climate in the Pacific Northwest.
Low Elevation Spray Application (LESA) Irrigation in Eastern Washington
Troy Peters (WSU Ext. Irrigation Specialist) and Doug Simpson (Simpson Brothers, Inc) are interviewed to introduce Low Elevation Spray Application (LESA). Find out more about the water conserving and efficient irrigation practice and how it is being used to adapt to a changing climate by contacting Troy Peters.
Conserving Water through Dry Farming in Oregon
Amy Garrett, Dry Farming Project Leader with OSU Extension Service is profiled along with small vegetable farmers that practice dry farming in Oregon. For more information, please visit: http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/dry-farming-demonstration
Water and Climate Concerns on Washington State Dairy Farms
Joe Harrison, Livestock Nutrient Management Specialist with Washington State University, Jay Gordon, Washington State Dairy Federation, Guiallume Mauger, University of WA Climate Impacts Group, Jason Sheehan, owner and dairymen, along with Kyle VanDyk, herds manager of J&K Dairy in Sunnyside WA and their agronomist, Scott Stephens with AgriManagement, Inc. are interviewed to discuss farm management adaptations after experiencing the snow drought of 2015.