Farmers’ Crop Plantings Chasing Climate Patterns to new Territories

What’s a solid sign that the climate may be changing at a really slow pace? Are crops growing in places that were previously inhospitable to them an answer? On the question of climate change, maybe its a clue. But new crops in new places isn’t speculation, it’s a reality. Cotton in Kansas, new grape varieties in Michigan, and the feature of the article linked below — taro in North Carolina.

Why does it matter in Minot? It simply invites the question — what might we be growing here in the future that we aren’t today? And in a state dominated by agriculture, that little question can have big implications for our future.

This article was sourced from:

Lina Tran, Grist


Josh Wolsky

Developer & Writer @TheMinot Voice, Fan of the Souris River, SavorMinot Advocate. Fortunate to be a 'former' City Council member ;)