Please post your thoughts, resources, comments or questions on Week 2’s Materials and speakers: Agroecology and Resilience. You may also post the findings from your assignment in this topic
Suggested Discussion Questions
Can you estimate the losses (income, yields, etc) that your farm has experienced due to climatic events? Are these costs high or low compared to neighboring farms?
Have you noticed changes in your farm due to climatic variability? An increase of insect pests or diseases? New weeds? Changes in the phenology of your crop? Need to adjust planting dates? Etc. Please describe changes and why you think they happen.
What components of your region, community or farming system make it resilient? Do you consider there is a need for higher social networking to better confront climate change?