Farming Practices Can Ease Impact of Climate Change on Wetlands

Newswise: Climate change in the Prairie Pothole Region poses problems for wetland-dependent organisms such as ducks, but farmers could help ease the impact by the way they farm. Adopting such practices as strategic use of biomass crops and conversion of row crops to managed grass near wetlands could compensate for a Celsius degree or two of warming, South Dakota State University wetland ecologist W. Carter Johnson said. Johnson, a distinguished professor in SDSU's Department of ......

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