AG-4: Research climate-related needs
Develop processes with extension services for regularly identifying the most pressing climate-related data and research needs for the agriculture industry in Southeast Florida with representatives of different agricultural sectors.
Facilitate sharing of climate-related agriculture research with local farmers and the agriculture industry.
Prioritize academic research and agricultural extension services that align with needs for climate adaptation in Southeast Florida agriculture, including:
- Monitoring systems
- Best management practices
- Climate-smart crops
- Management systems for agriculture
Promote scholarships and grants to research the impact of climate change on agriculture.