Marcus James Thomson, Ph.D.

‘I’m standing here in the middle of climate change’: How USDA is failing farmers

https://www.politico.com/news/2019/10/15/im-standing-here-in-the-middle-of-climate-change-how-usda-fails-farmers-043615

It upsets me that this is where we are now. We had time to prepare. But now we’re running out of road, fast.

Image: Record-setting rainfall caused widespread agricultural disaster. Record-breaking rainfalls across the country overwhelmed farmers at the height of planting season, causing widespread agricultural disaster and preventing nearly 20 million acres of crops from being planted nationwide. Much of the country experienced rainfalls well above average; six climate divisions reported the record-wettest season since NOAA first started taking measurements in 1895.

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