A new report from the University of Illinois and the Union of Concerned Scientists. shows that changes in precipitation patterns, more extreme rainfall events, rising ozone concentrations, and an increase in pests will disrupt current farming practices throughout the Great Lakes.
The Impacts on Agriculture report can be found at
www.ucsusa.org/greatlakes/glchallengereport.html at the bottom of the page.
The comprehensive report on which the agriculture report is based is titled Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region and can be found at www.ucsusa.org/greatlakes.
A full article detailing the agriculture report can be found at www.aces.uiuc.edu/news/stories/news3045.html.
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