United States: In brief: UI to study climate change

Spokesman Review: The University of Idaho will lead a $20 million research project to help Northwest wheat and barley growers adapt to climate change. The Northwest grows about 13 percent of the nation’s wheat and 80 percent of the country’s soft white wheat exports. Grain sales are valued at $1.5 billion annually. Some climate models are predicting changes that would affect growing conditions in the Northwest and other prime wheat-producing regions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding the five-year,......

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