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Research Project: Climate Conversations with Historically Underserved Farmers and Ranchers of Oklahoma

Location: Oklahoma and Central Plains Agricultural Research Center

Project Number: 3070-12610-001-009-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 22, 2023
End Date: Nov 30, 2024

The cooperator will facilitate and convene four meetings with historically underserved farmers of Oklahoma to conduct climate smart agriculture dialogues.

The sessions are planned for March 11, May 20, June 10, and October 7 in the towns of Luther, Preston, Tipton, and Clearview’ respectively. Each session will consist of a half-day program with short talks and hands-on demonstrations on topics including climate and weather, USDA emergency programs, rainwater harvest for peri-urban vegetable gardens, youth agriculture careers, and goat raising basics (nose-to-tail program).