Farmers and ranchers across the United States and throughout the world are already experiencing the repercussions of changing weather and climate. The impacts are particularly felt in the American west where declining water tables, increases in temperature, and a rise of pests and diseases moving into new areas have been linked to the
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Recently I headed up an American Farmland Trust study where a team of researchers from the University of Arizona, Colorado State University and New Mexico State University looked at the potential effects of climate legislation on the agricultural economies in their region.
This was an interesting question to look at since agriculture in these states is very
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