Farming in a Changing Climate

Image Copyright Jill HendersonIf you’ve been following my blog for any length of time you already know that I am passionate about organic and sustainable agriculture. When I’m not blogging, I write articles for Acres USA, a fantastic magazine for ecological, sustainable, and organic farmers. This article, How Farmers Can Fight Climate Change, is not only interesting, but filled with valuable information for anyone who grows food in this unpredictable new world.

HOW FARMERS CAN FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

BY JILL HENDERSON
This article also appears in the September 2019 issue of Acres U.SA.

There is a new climate paradigm in town, and it is bringing radical changes to farm fields across the nation and around the world. On the short list of weather craziness is heavy spells of unexpected precipitation, more frequent and severe floods, fluctuating temperatures, crop-killing droughts, devastating super-storms and unpredictable “zone creep.”  Continue reading…

 

2 responses to “Farming in a Changing Climate

  1. This is a great strategy of the farmers and a brilliant article Jill. Climate change is normal and they are trying to adapt to it; everything would be great if pesticides were not used in this world and we as humans would have a healthy soil full of good bacteria.

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