MEDIA ADVISORY: Colorado State, USDA leaders to host media call on Climate Smart Agriculture

Note to Reporters: Contact Jim Beers, or (970) 491-2332, for the call-in number.

Thursday, May 5, Colorado State University will welcome leaders from across the state and the nation to Fort Collins for an in-depth conversation about climate impacts, Climate Smart Agriculture and how Colorado agriculture can set a nationwide gold standard on the topic.

Key leaders from CSU and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will host a media teleconference to highlight Colorado State’s commitment to climate change adaptation in production agriculture, as well as the work of USDA’s regional “Climate Hub” to help Colorado farmers and ranchers adapt to climate change impacts.

WHAT: Media teleconference on Climate Smart Agriculture in Colorado

WHEN: Thursday, May 5, 11 a.m. Mountain Time

WHO: Alexis Taylor, Deputy Undersecretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Lou Swanson, Colorado State University Vice President of Engagement and Director of Extension; and Nolan Doesken, Colorado State Climatologist

WHERE: For dial-in information, contact Jim Beers – or (970) 491-2332.