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Can Iowa agriculture survive climate change?

An Iowa State University professor provides some of the answers

January 23, 2011
Messenger News

As world population grows and nations increase standards of living, demands for food, feed, fiber and fuel are increasing. The world's agricultural system is being increasingly challenged to meet these demands. Simultaneously, a changing climate signals new serious challenges that are reverberating across Iowa and other agricultural regions. These challenges are outlined in a new report to the governor and General Assembly, released Jan. 1 by a panel of research scientists from Iowa's three Regents institutions ("Climate Change Impacts on Iowa 2010," www.iowadnr.gov/iccac/).

 
 

 

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