How will Midwest farmers prepare for the impact of climate change?

Grist: You can bet the farm that climate change is happening — and that it will change the way we approach agriculture. For example, here’s the climate science forecast for Illinois 20 to 40 years from now: temperatures akin to today’s mid-South and rainfall patterns comparable to present-day East Texas. That may sound OK to you right now — all bundled up in blankets in the middle of winter — but you might feel differently when the summers start getting toastier. And according to a study recently published......

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