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on February 26, 2017

How will climate change affect the 2017 growing season?

Weather and climate patterns are a driving force behind the success or failure of Corn Belt cropping systems.

Climate change poses unprecedented challenges to U.S. agriculture because of the sensitivity of agricultural productivity, explained Dennis Todey, a climatologist and professor at South Dakota State University who currently directs the activities of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Midwest Climate Hub. “We have a change in climate. It…

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