Adaptation Can Help U.S. Crop Producers Confront Climate Change

  title={Adaptation Can Help U.S. Crop Producers Confront Climate Change},
  author={Scott A. Malcolm and Elizabeth Marshall and Paul W. Heisey and Michael J. Livingston},
While the impact that climate change will have on future growing conditions in specific areas o f the country remains uncertain, the ability o f farmers to adapt to climate change--through planting decisions, farming practices, and use o f techno logy--can reduce its impact on production, farm commodity prices, and farmer returns. Evidence suggests that the detrimental impacts o f climate change increase modestly at the national level by 2030 under hotter and drier weather conditions… CONTINUE READING


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