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Even while adapting most Wisconsin farmers are climate change skeptics

Capital Times: Most Wisconsin farmers remain skeptical about climate change, although data show they have already begun adapting to shifts in weather patterns, scientists said at a University of Wisconsin-Madison conference this week. Farmers, the scientists said, are key actors in adapting to climate change or mitigating its effects. They manage 61 percent of the nation’s land. They are vulnerable to droughts, cold, heat and hail. Crop insurance paid out $17.4 billion dollars in indemnities nationwide after...