Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Feb 5, 2014 06:49 AM CST

At a White House press briefing today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will announce the creation of regional hubs to work on adaptation and risk mitigation for climate change. The "Climate Hubs" will be at seven locations around the country.

According to USDA, the facilities "will address increasing risks such as fires, invasive pests, devastating floods, and crippling droughts on a regional basis, aiming to translate science and research into information to farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners on ways to adapt and adjust their resource management."

The announcement follows comments by President Obama in his State of the Union speech pledging ...

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