Farmers Adapt to Climate Change
The last eight months of this year have been harsh to say the least for farmers. Some parts of the country have experienced flooding, extreme drought and frost that caused irreversible damages to livestock and crops. Not only is farming arduous, risky and costly, but in addition, many producers must find ways to adapt to climate change. Not adapting could result in food shortages and increases in food prices. In this week’s Healthy Food and Planet series, we’ll dig deeper into how farmers are adapting to climate change and learn about what new practices they are implementing to lessen its impact.
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Together we can promote a healthy and resilient agriculture system.