NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Jul 25, 2014 01:48 PM CDT

The following article on a farmer's thoughts regarding climate change and food production ability was written by DTN special correspondent Richard Oswald of Langdon, MO in a feature called "Letter from Langdon" that originally was posted on the "Daily Yonder" website. Richard Oswald is a fifth-generation farmer in Atchison county in northwest Missouri and is president of the Missouri Farmers Union.--Bryce

Twitter @BAndersonDTN

Letter from Langdon: Reliably Unpredictable

Farmers will have to grow as much food in the next 26 years as they’ve grown in the previous 1,500. And they will have to do it as climate change brings ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Senior Partners - 4 At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
A Look at 2015 Growing Season
Wintry Precip in N.Midwest for Weekend
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Daily Export Grain News
Market Impact Weather
Rain for Texas Gulf Coast Friday
Rain Friday from Texas to Delta
Winter Returns Late Month
Market Impact Weather
Amazon Deforestation and Ag - 3