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Climate Smart Alliance for Ag
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Sep 23, 2014 03:33 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. farm groups have signed on to join a new three-year initiative to help farmers and ranchers build more resiliency in North American agriculture to mitigate the long-term risks of climate change.

The North American Climate Smart Initiative was rolled out Tuesday as part of the United Nations Climate Summit in New York and ties into larger efforts on climate resiliency also announced by the Obama administration at the summit.

Ernie Shea, executive director of 25X25 and Solutions for the Land, said in a phone interview that the North American Climate Smart Agriculture Initiative also draws from ...

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