To simplify or diversify? On today's farms, that is the question

Shifting away from large-scale farming would build resilience in the face of climate change and other crises. The authors of new research want to show how to make it happen.
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Fort Collins seed vault preserves plants, animal DNA

As climate change jeopardizes the world's doomsday seed vault near the North Pole, a similar Fort Collins facility continues to stock up its collection.


Hit by wild weather, Kenya's herders fire up a hot new crop: chilli peppers

A farmer with at least two acres of land can earn as much as three times more with chilli than with cattle.

Women sow seeds, not division to build climate resilience in Senegal

International experts are asking for NGOs and governments to include women in their initiatives to fight against climate in agriculture.

Farm groups meet to examine role of agriculture in building climate resiliency.

Here's a worthy read from Nebraska Rural Radio Association about how climate adaptation is coming to agriculture.

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