After getting slammed last summer, ethanol producers are hoping to catch a break—but their fate is far from settled.
NOAA predicts tough spring for already struggling farmers as growing demand for water leaves US more exposed dry seasons.
Synthetic fertilizer operations have a huge appetite for natural gas.
The National Climate Assessment, released this week, predicted increasingly negative impact of weather extremes on crops. But with industrialized farming as a key player in greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, the vicious cycle needs breaking.
Harvests will fall dramatically during severe heatwaves, predicted to become many times more likely in coming decades.