Cornell University scientists conduct forum in Albany on the impact of extreme weather on New York's farm families and farming communities

Thomas F. O'Mara

Albany, N.Y., May 12--State Senator Tom O'Mara (R,C-Big Flats), chairman of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, today helped welcome representatives from Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to the capital.

The distinguished guests were in Albany to conduct a Public Education Forum on the "challenges and opportunities for the farm community in the face of extreme weather."

Read more on the forum HERE., and HERE.

For additional information, visit the Cornell Institute for Climate Change & Agriculture.

In the photo above, from left to right: Dr.Michael Hoffmann, Associate Dean and Director of the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station; Dr. Allison Chatrchyan, Director of the Cornell Institute for Climate Change in Agriculture; Dr. David Wolfe of the Department of Horticulture; Senator O'Mara; Dr. Toby Ault of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; and Julie Suarez, Assistant Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.