Future Midwestern Crops

Future Midwestern Crops

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

eBook Fight, Arctic Refuge, Halfway Home

Episode: eBook Fight, Arctic Refuge, Halfway Home

  • Mar 17, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 15:58 mins

Crops from the American Midwest are really important, supplying almost a third of the world’s corn and soybeans. New research shows those crops won’t need much more water, even though temperatures are rising. However, Bruno Basso–a Michigan State University professor of environmental sciences–says that doesn’t mean we’re out of the climate change danger zone, and we need more digital agriculture.