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Climate Change Farmers

USDA Chief: Climate Change Already Hurting Farmers

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 02.06.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Climate change is already hurting American farmers and rural residents, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday, warning ...

African Farmers Must Do More To Beat Climate Change, Study Says

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Green

* Farmers bringing in faster-growing, drought-resistant crops * More need to store water, switch to hardy crops * Afric...

'The Rambo Of Food Crops' Good Bet For Threatened Farmers

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 04.28.2012 | Green

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Calling cassava "the Rambo of food crops," scientists Monday said the long-neglected root becomes even more productive in hotter...

PHOTOS: How Do The World's Farmers Adapt To Climate Change?

Posted 12.19.2011 | Green

From CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security: Farmers and agriculture experts began COP17 pushing for negotiators t...

USDA's $60 Million Research

AP | By STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MINNEAPOLIS -- The federal government is investing $60 million in three major studies on the effects of climate change on crops and forests to help en...