Farming in A Changing Climate
Agricultural Adaptation in CanadaUnknown - 2007
In farming systems across Canada, effective risk management isnecessary to deal with drought, flooding, and extreme weather, and toadapt to altered climate and weather conditions. Unfortunately, climatechange risks and opportunities are not always well understood amongresearchers and policy makers in the Canadian agri-food sector. Thisbook addresses that gap bynbsp;providing a wide-ranging synopsis ofwhat climate change means for Canadian agriculture, exploring differentapproaches to the topic, and presenting examples of current research.It covers all agricultural regions and a wide variety of commodityproduction and farming systems. This comprehensive survey synthesizestwenty years of research on climate change and Canadianagriculture.