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Climate Adaptation Necessary
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Oct 21, 2013 03:51 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Iowans should think about the increases in extreme weather and what can be done to adapt to the reality of climate change, particularly in agriculture.

That was the message of a statement released Friday by more than 150 Iowa scientists and researchers in fields of study related mainly to farming and livestock production. The statement wasn't directed to a particular person in the state, such as the governor. Instead, it was written more to inform the overall public of the scientists' concerns.

"We chose to focus on agriculture," said Gene Takle, director of the Climate Science Program ...

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