Nebraska Climate Effects
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Sep 26, 2014 03:23 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- An expanding number of frost-free days, longer periods of drought, and an increasing number of high-temperature stress days in the coming decade are among the challenges Nebraska agriculture could face due to climate change, according to a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln report.

In short, the report that evaluates information from the May 2013 National Climate Assessment says Nebraska agriculture faces a number of potential stress points it will need to mitigate.

The UNL report, "Understanding and Assessing Climate Change -- Implications for Nebraska," said climate disruptions to agriculture have "increased in the past 40 years and are ...

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