Climate change will affect crop production

Smith, Ron
January 2011
Southwest Farm Press;1/6/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p22
Trade Publication
The article examines the impact of climate change to crop production in the U.S. According to Jerry Hatfield, director and supervisory plant physiologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, the need to prepare for change offers challenges for the entire agricultural industry in the country. He also notes that agricultural systems development will help to deal with higher temperatures.


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