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Adapting Ag to Climate Change
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jul 20, 2010 02:01 PM CDT

DENVER (DTN) -- When it comes to adapting to a changing climate, Wayne Hurst, first vice president of the National Association of Wheat Growers, says farmers will do what they have always done in the face of risk.

"We're still going to try to maximize our production and our marketing opportunities," said Hurst, who farms near Burley, Idaho. "We still have those tools in place to try to minimize the risk."

Hurst was one of a small number of farmers at an all-day meeting Monday which focused on helping agriculture adapt to climate change. The event was held by the ...

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