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USDA Details Climate Strategy
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Jun 7, 2013 07:02 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Ohio farmer Fred Yoder felt a small sense of pride for the work he had done on climate-change adaptation with a group of agricultural stakeholders when Yoder heard about some climate initiatives announced this week by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

Yoder had co-chaired a committee for the group 25x'25 that had recommendations for farmers and policymakers to examine long-term adaptation strategies for climate change. The 25x'25 report underscored the need for more research into a broad array of areas ranging from climate forecasting to new crop-management tools, as well as emphasizing production practices that would enhance ...

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