New podcast explores agriculture and climate change
The agriculture industry looms large in Illinois. And, increasingly, farmers here are dealing with increasing temperatures and moisture. The United Nations recently released a report on climate change that showed that agriculture will be among the hardest-hit industries worldwide, and is also one of the top contributors to climate change.
Those facts lay the foundation for Hot Farm – a new podcast from the Food and Environment Reporting Network. The podcast centers on the Midwest, and many of the farmers it features are based right here in Illinois.
To talk about the show and the ways in which agriculture, food, and climate change are interconnected, guest host Dana Cronin was joined by the podcast's host. Dana also reported one of the episodes for the podcast.
Host of Hot Farm
In Episode 1, we heard about ways American farmers are innovating – how they’re trying to keep more carbon in the ground. But most farmers remain unconvinced that our climate emergency requires their help. Episode 2 digs into this. Listen and subscribe! https://t.co/MOiBOB8lRV pic.twitter.com/OfiRYuOYgZ— Food & Environment Reporting Network (@FERNnews) April 19, 2022
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