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Source: Amazon

Authors - Laura Lengnick
Publisher - New Society Publishers

Summary
New Society Publishers says, "Climate change presents an unprecedented challenge to the productivity and profitability of agriculture in North America. Drought and flooding rains create the most obvious damage, but hot summer nights, warmer winters, changing pest pressures, and other changes have more subtle but far-reaching effects on the production of crops and livestock.

This updated second edition of Resilient Agriculture takes you beyond the headlines and the hype to examine the complexities of climate change, resilience, and the future of food through the adaptation stories of some of North America's best sustainable farmers and ranchers."

About the Author
New Society Publishers says "Laura Lengnick is an award-winning soil scientist with 25 years of experience working as a researcher, policymaker, educator, and farmer to put sustainability values into action in agriculture and food systems. Her research in soil quality and sustainable farming systems was nationally recognized with a USDA Secretary's Honor Award, and she contributed to the 3rd National Climate Assessment as a lead author of the USDA report, Climate Change and U.S. Agriculture: Effects and Adaptation."

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