Chris Lent Tag

Picadilly Farm in southwestern New Hampshire along the Connecticut River includes a large CSA, on-farm store, and deliveries to local restaurants and co-op, keeping owners Bruce and Jenny Wooster very busy. So, finding ways to be more efficient is important, especially in finding appropriate technologies to implement. One technology they've implemented is soil steaming—an emerging technology for managing disease, weeds, and pests in the soil.
By Andy Pressman and Chris Lent, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialists...

When I started back to work at NCAT as a sustainable agriculture specialist in August of 2021, after a five-year absence, I was vaguely familiar with the term agrisolar. Having experience working as both a farmer and a solar energy installer, I was aware of an explosion of new solar development projects happening across the country. I also knew that soil identified as prime farmland is, in many cases, prime land for solar development.
By Chris Lent, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist...

In this episode of Voices from the Field, Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Nina Prater introduces us to one of NCAT’s newest staff members, Chris Lent. Actually, it is more of a reintroduction since Chris worked at NCAT several years ago. He took a break when his son was born, and now he’s back as a sustainable agriculture specialist working from northeast Pennsylvania with NCAT’s Northeast Regional Office. Chris has wide-ranging experience, from organic agriculture and high tunnel production to solar power and business planning. He and Nina talk about his journey in agriculture and the projects he’ll be taking on with NCAT. ATTRA...