Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Water, Water Everywhere: Farming and Local Community
Resilience in the Face of Climate Challenges
Highland Community College will host speakers Margaret Krome and Dr. Eric Booth for discussions about the impacts of climate on local agriculture and our communities. Krome is the Policy Program Director for Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in East Troy, Wisconsin working to develop programs and policies which support an ethical and responsible agricultural system. Booth is an Assistant Research Scientist for Hyrdroecology at the University of Wisconsin studying the interactions between water, land, climate, and humans.
Impacts of climate challenges to farmers and the broader society will be shared. Possible solutions such as soil health practices, regenerative agriculture, and agricultural policy will be discussed.