If forecasts hold true, the frequency and intensity of damaging weather events will get worse in the years ahead, threatening agriculture's ability to satisfy the world's growing appetite.
Changing Climate | Food Security’s Fragile Balance
There is growing acceptance that extreme weather is intensifying and occurring with greater frequency. Don't let the controversy surrounding climate change keep you from making adjustments. Climate smart agriculture requires a nimble hand to counter today's climate challenges while safeguarding the long-term productivity and sustainability of your farm for future generations.
Cargill Chairman Greg Page encourages agriculture to take a more proactive role in examining the risks of climate change.
Rain is usually looked on favorably by farmers, but sometimes precipitation can be too much of a good thing.
These producers are changing their cropping practices to ensure the long-term productivity of their farms.
Research alliance works to develop cropping systems that maintain corn yields despite roller-coaster weather.
Scientists explore solutions that help crops adapt to weather extremes.
No matter what side of the climate-change debate you're on, weather extremes are becoming a fact of life. Here's why.