Resources from the Webinar
- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change—Chapter 8. Agriculture from 4th Assessment Report Mitigation of Climate Change http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/ar4/wg3/en/ch8.html
- U.S. Agriculture and Forestry Greenhouse Gas Inventory: 1990-2005 http://www.usda.gov/oce/climate_change/gg_inventory.htm
- Technical Working Group on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases http://nicholasinstitute.duke.edu/ecosystem/t-agg/
- Cavigelli, M.A., M. Djurickovic, C. Rasmann, J.T. Spargo, S.B. Mirsky, J.E. Maul. 2009. Global warming potential of organic and conventional grain cropping systems in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. 2009 Farming Systems Design Proceedings, 23-26 August, Monterey, California, p. 51-52.
About the Webinar
In this webinar, recorded on November 12, 2010, Dr. Michel Cavigelli discusses how agriculture contributes to climate change and how organic farming might be able to help mitigate these effects. He will use data from the Beltsville Farming Systems Project to illustrate these concepts.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Cavigelli is a soil scientist in the USDA-ARS Sustainable Agricultural Systems Lab in Beltsville, Maryland. He has been working in organic and sustainable agriculture since 1985.
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