AG POLICY NEWS
Climate Not So Risky Business
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jun 24, 2014 05:37 PM CDT

WINNIPEG, Canada (DTN) -- A corporate executive for Cargill Inc. who took part in a new climate study released Tuesday said he is confident American agriculture will be able to adapt to rising temperatures and more volatile weather patterns.

Greg Page, former CEO and now executive chairman of Cargill Inc., told reporters in a conference call that agribusinesses, farmers and food companies need to study and consider the long-term implications of climate change. Still, he was positive farmers will respond to shifting climate patterns and meet increasing food demand globally.

"We believe that farmers in the face of changing climate ...

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