Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

New Republic: Climate Change and The Death of the Small Farm

No one doubts that small farmers in the US are facing an unprecedented attack from many sides, including tariffs, international competition, overproduction and low commodity costs. The New Republic published an article this week discussing the role of weather and changing climate in putting stress on small farmers by increasing variability and extreme weather, leading to added trouble maintaining economic viability. You can read the article at https://newrepublic.com/article/153390/climate-change-death-small-farm.

Flooded field in eastern North Carolina. Source: The Packer