Cropping Systems Coordinated Agricultural Project (CSCAP): Climate Change, Mitigation, and Adaptation in Corn-based Cropping Systems
Award Date: March 1, 2011
Project Director: Lois Wright Morton, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Manager: Lori Abendroth, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, email@example.com, 515.294.5692Project Overview
The Sustainable Corn Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP) team was a transdisciplinary team funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). The team spanned 9 states, 11 institutions, 140 members and was funded from 2011 to 2017. The project team was awarded funding for five years with a six-year extension provided to finish the scope of work. The team assessed the environmental, economic and social impacts of climate variability on corn-based cropping systems. The project focused on ways to encourage resilient decision-making, maintain yields and reduce environmental impact. The team has a legacy website (https://sustainablecorn.org) which includes further details regarding the team's efforts in research, extension, and education. The website is no longer maintained and does not include all content produced by the team.