Farm Planning for Climate Resilience, An Oregon Train the Trainer Program

Project Overview

Project Type: PDP State Program
Funds awarded in 2023: $90,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2025
Host Institution Award ID: G342-23-W9987
Grant Recipient: OSU Extension
Region: Western
State: Oregon
State Coordinator:
Maud Powell
OSU Extension


Not commodity specific


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage, cover crops, crop improvement and selection, cropping systems, drainage systems, drought tolerance
  • Education and Training: decision support system, extension, farmer to farmer
  • Natural Resources/Environment: carbon sequestration
  • Sustainable Communities: community planning

    Proposal abstract:

    We will provide three years of professional development programming on climate resilient agricultural practices to encourage good stewardship of natural resources, improve the quality of life of farmers, encourage a decrease in the use of toxic materials, and promote enterprise diversification. Professional development in climate change resiliency will be conducted in partnership with the Oregon Climate and Agricultural Network and a planning committee.

    Project objectives from proposal:

    • Work with the Advisory Committee to identify statewide priority topic in sustainable agriculture
    • Develop a strategy for delivering educational programming to address topic
    • Increase knowledge, skills and technical capacity of agricultural professionals on this topic
    • Increase knowledge, skills and technical capacity of farmers and/or ranchers on this topic
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.