Climate Change Impacts for the Agricultural Sector in the United States

Weather and climate factors such as temperature, precipitation, CO2 concentrations, and water availability directly impact the health and well-being of plants, pasture, rangeland, livestock and fisheries. Climate affects variation in yield, insects, disease, and weeds, which in turn affect agricultural production. Farmers in the United States may face increasing uncertainty and risk as they attempt … Continue reading Climate Change Impacts for the Agricultural Sector in the United States