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Continued: Climate change could burn agriculture economy

  • Article by: TOM MEERSMAN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 24, 2014 - 10:56 PM

But he said farmers and their supply chain partners are skilled at adapting to change, and are naturals at taking a long-term, multigenerational approach to their businesses.

The message from agriculture, Page said, is that it will not follow a business-as-usual approach as an industry. “We may well be facing an evolving and uncertain climate and environment,” he said, “but we are highly confident, optimistic and committed to making those innovations and adaptations that give us the flexibility to produce enough food in spite of localized disruptions.”

 

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