Friday, October 8, 2010

The Midwest's Productive Cropland is Expanding Due to Climate Change

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Don't miss this article describing the work of Bruce Babcock, Iowa agricultural economist who describes the growth of productive corn and soybean cropland in the Midwest over the past 25 years, as it becomes warmer and wetter. [source]


  1. that's been my contention all along...imagine all the potential in a warmer & wetter russia & canada...

    of course, if you're in south florida or on manhattan island, you're outta luck...

  2. Yes, rjs. We will be growing citrus here in Colo. soon. (Hope you're working hard today since the woodpecker ate your homework yesterday.)

  3. yep. im still running late, & its making me crazy...