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Phys.org has wealth of stories on agriculture and climate

As I was browsing my computer today avoiding work and tax preparation, I looked at the website for Physics Today and noticed that they have a lot of stories which relate aspects of agriculture and climate. Many of them are based on new research and publicized by universities or other scientific agencies. Here is a list of some of the interesting stories that I saw over just the last month or so. If you are trying to avoid work or taxes, you will find plenty to read!

Jet stream not getting ‘wavier’ despite Arctic warming

Flash droughts present challenge for warning system

Researchers uncover the genetics of how corn can adapt faster to new climates

Urban land could grow fruit and veg for 15 per cent of the population, research shows

‘Sustainable intensification’ of cropping systems good for farmers, environment

Damaging impacts of warming moderated by migration of rainfed crops

Global warming influence on extreme weather events has been frequently underestimated

Greener spring, warmer air

Crop diversity can buffer the effects of climate change

A trio tractors rake, bale and collect straw at Scoggins Farm, a family farm on West Armuchee Road in South Walker County, Ga., on June 1, 2017. Plentiful rain so far this spring has fostered a far better growing season so far, local agriculture officials say. Photo by Ben Benton /Times Free Press.