AG POLICY NEWS
Climate Strategies Emerging
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Apr 1, 2013 12:32 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A group made up of a broad collection of farmers, scientists and agriculturalists is emphasizing climate adaptation strategies for agriculture and forestry in a new report being released this week.

Once-rare events are expected to become more common because of more volatile weather patterns as global temperatures rise. Farmers, ranchers and foresters will face more pressures from higher temperatures, changing precipitation patterns and likely droughts that are longer and more frequent. Threats will increase from crop diseases, pests and weeds as well. The risks sparked the 25x'25 Alliance to look at priorities not only for agriculture to ...

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