Protecting Livestock From Climate Change
The warming planet means that our species, human beings, learn to adapt to hotter climates, but it’s not just us. Farm animals like pigs, goats and sheep will also have to survive and adapt, and ultimately, hotter temperatures affect production yields and can mean higher prices for consumers. We talked about it with an agriculture reporter, as well as two Illinois farmers.
Agriculture reporter, Illinois Newsroom and Harvest Public Media
Click here for Dana's story: As Climate Change Ramps Up Heat, Farmers Struggle To Keep Animals Cool
Owner of Borgic Farms in Raymond, Illinois.
Owner of Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery in Champaign, Illinois.
Prepared for web by Owen Henderson
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