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To Confront Climate Change, US Agriculture Seeks Hardier Breeds That Can Survive Long Droughts

posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:15 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Someday, the plants may even be able to... Full Story

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