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Fungus Could Be The Help Agriculture Needs To Adapt To Climate Change

Fungus Could Be The Help Agriculture Needs To Adapt To Climate Change

October 1, 2014


Filed under Outdoors

By Matt Campbell The Kansas City Star (MCT) KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Imagine a world, just a few decades away, where once-fertile cropland is baked and starved of rain by ongoing climate change. Just add fungus. Scientists are discovering that microscopic fungi can help make food crops more abundant, les...

Ag Students Learn In The Field

Ag Students Learn In The Field

Casey Peters and Darion June Hanson

September 18, 2014


Filed under Activities, Top Stories

It's very difficult for Agriculture students to learn about farming by sitting in the classroom. On Sept. 2, 2014 they had the opportunity to go outside to the college farm and tour Central Valley Ag's test plots, which are located on the Northeast Community College campus. Central Valley Ag partners w...

USDA To Set Up ‘Climate Hubs’ To Help Farmers Amid Climate Change

USDA To Set Up ‘Climate Hubs’ To Help Farmers Amid Climate Change

February 6, 2014


Filed under Business

By Kathleen Hennessey Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will set up 10 centers around the country to help farmers and ranchers adjust to the increasing frequency of severe weather and other risks associated with climate change. Agriculture Secretary Tom ...

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