Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture Acknowledged by Experts

July 6, 2011

 A consortium of three groups that focus on agricultural, soils, and land management issues released on June 16, 2011, a position statement on climate change and its current and future effects on their areas of interest. Some of the 10,000+ members of these organizations may serve as useful sources as you cover any related climate change issues.

Among the topics addressed in the position statement are food and its security, feed, fuel, fiber, pollination, pest management, water availability, erosion control, greenhouse gas emissions from crop and livestock operations, research and development, and climate change adaptation and mitigation.