PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (published, forthcoming or accepted)

N = 13, 62% as lead author, 38% as supporting author

Schattman, R. E., Hurley, S., Greenleaf, H., Niles, M. T., & Caswell, M. (forthcoming). Visualizing climate change adaptation: An effective tool for agricultural outreach? Weather, Climate, and Society.

Wiener, S., Roesch-McNally, G., Schattman, R. E., and Niles, M. T. (forthcoming). Ready, willing, and able? USDA field staff as climate advisors. The Journal of Soil and Water Conservation.

Schattman, R. E., Kaplan, M., Aitken, H. A., & Helminski, J. (2019). Climate change curricula for adult audience in agriculture and forestry: A review. The Journal of Adult and Continuing Education. 25(1): 131-151. DOI:

Schattman, R. E., Hurley, S., & Caswell, M. (2019). Now I see: Photovisualization to support agricultural climate adaptation. Society and Natural Resources 32(2): 222-228. DOI:

Niles, M.T., Wiener, S., Schattman, R.E., Roesch-McNally, G., and Reyes, J. (2019). Seeing isn’t always believing: Crop loss and climate change perceptions among farm advisors. Environmental Research Letters. 14 (4). DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aafbb6

Benkeblia, N., Schattman, R.E., Wiener, S. and Roesch-McNally, G. (2018). ‘Climate Change and Crop Production: Set the stage for Resilience’, in Benkeblia, N. (ed.) Climate change and crop production: foundations for agroecosystem resilience. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, pp. 1–23.

Schattman, R.E., Roesch-McNally, G., Wiener, S., Niles, M., Hollinger, D.Y. (2018). The influence of perceived risk, experiences with loss and disaster, and climate belief on use of weather and climate information in FSA services. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. Open Access PDF.

Warner, B.P., Schattman, R.E., & Hatch, C. (2017). Farming the Floodplain: Ecological and Agricultural Tradeoffs and Opportunities in River and Stream Governance in New England’s Changing Climate. In Case Studies in the Environment. DOI: 10.1525/

Schattman, R., Méndez, V.E., Merrill, S.C., & Zia, A. (2017). Climate change best management practices: Evaluation of attributes by agricultural producer and technical service providers. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 42(2): 121-148. DOI 10.1080/21683565.2017.1357667

Schattman, R., Connor, D., & Méndez, V.E.. (2016). Farmer perceptions of risk in the Northeastern United States. Elementa: Journal of the Anthropocene. Special Forum on Sustainability Agroecological Systems. DOI 10.12952/journal.elementa.000131. PDF available at Elementa. 

Fernandez, M., Méndez, E.V., Mares, T. & Schattman, R. (2016). Agroecology and alternative agrifood movements in the United States: Towards a sustainable agrifood system. In Agroecology: A transdisciplinary, participatory and action oriented approach. Méndez, Bacon, Cohen, & Gliessman, Eds. CRC Press, Taylor Francis.

Schattman, R., Berlin, L., Boschner, F., & Lawrence, M. (Online, August 2015). Farmers’ engagement with community food insecurity: Approaches, perspectives, and implications for Extension. Journal of Extension. 53(4): 4FEA2. Open access article available at JOE.

Schattman, R., Méndez, V.E., Westdjik, K., Caswell, M., Conner, D., Koliba, C., Zia, A., Hurley, S., Adair, E.C., Berlin, L., & Darby, H. (2014). Vermont Agricultural Resilience in a Changing Climate: A transdisciplinary and participatory action research (PAR) process. In Benkeblia, N. (Ed.) (2014) Agroecology, ecosystems and sustainability. Advances in Agroecology Series. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis.

Berlin, L., Schattman, R., Hamilton, J. (2012). Working towards the common table: The policy and program implications of Vermont’s unified approach to social justice, food insecurity and local food. The Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, 7(2-3).



Schattman, R.E., Caswell, M.J., & Faulkner, J.W. (in review) Eyes on the horizon: Temporal perspectives of climate risk and agricultural decision making. Submitted to Agriculture and Human Values.

Merrill, S. & Schattman, R.E. (in revision). Corn flea beetle (Chaetocenma pulicaria), Pantoea stewartii bacterium, and Stewart’s Wilt in corn: Shifts in geographic vulnerability of U.S. corn crops under different climate change scenarios.  

Zia, A., Doran, E., Hurley, S., Tsai, Y., Koliba, C., Adair, C., Schattman, R.E., Mendez, V.E., and Rizzo, D. (in revision). Social psychological determinants of farmer intentions to adopt nutrient management practices: Implications for resilient adaptation to climate change in the Lake Champlain Basin. 


Schattman, R.E., & Faulkner, J.W. (2019). How much is enough? Dialing in irrigation on Northeast vegetable farms. Research brief published by the USDA NE Climate Hub. Durham, NH.

Wiener, S., Roesch-McNally, G., Schattman, R.E. (2018). National Survey of USDA Field Staff on Climate and Weather: Results from a survey of Natural Resources Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency Employees. Washington D.C.: USDA Climate Hubs. Link.

Schattman, R.E. (2017). Agroecology in Africa: Focus on Soil Stewardship in Senegal. Guest blogpost, Winrock International. Link. 

Warner, B., Schattman, R.E. (2017). Farming in the floodplain: Overcoming tradeoffs to achieve good river governance in New England. Case study published by the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYC), Bethesda, MD. PDF.

Schattman, R.E. (2017). Clovercrest Farm: A Family Dairy in Charleston, Maine. Case study published by the USDA NE Climate Hub. Durham, NH. PDF.

Schattman, R.E., Izzo, V., Chen, Y.F. (2015) Exclusion netting for managing spotted wing drosophila on berry farms in the northeastern United States. Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group Research Brief # 3: University of Vermont. PDF.

Schattman, R.E., Aitken, H.M., Méndez, V.E. & Caswell, M. (2014) Climate change resilience on Vermont farms: A research report for service providers. Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group Research Brief # 2: University of Vermont. PDF.

Schattman, R. & Méndez, V.E. (2012). Vermont farm resilience in a changing climate: A survey of agricultural service providers. Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group Research Brief # 1: University of Vermont. PDF.

Berlin, L., Hamilton, J., & Schattman, R. (2011). Working towards the common table: How Vermont addresses social justice and food access with local food and why it matters. Opportunities for Agriculture White Paper Series, Food System Research Collaborative, University of Vermont. Available at Scholarworks.

Schattman, R., Nickerson, V., and Berlin, L. (2010) Dissolving the doublebind: Strategies for expanding food access and developing Vermont’s local food system. Report prepared for the Farm to Plate Project, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund. Updated by R. Schattman and S. Sawyer in 2014.

Schattman, R. & Cannella, M. (2008). Maintaining farm identity through alternative marketing practices. Report prepared for the Intervale Center.

Schattman, R. (2008). Sustainable food sourcing and distribution in the Vermont-regional food system. Report prepared for the Sustainable Agriculture Council.