U.S. Farmers Plant Crops You Won’t Eat in Climate Change Fight

Bloomberg Quint | Aug 15, 2019 at 2:30 PM
  • In a tough year for farmers, North Dakota’s Dennis Haugen is a standout.
  • A 2018 survey by the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that 75% of the surveyed farmers believe it’s important for farm policies to offer incentives for reducing runoff and soil loss, improving water quality, and increasing resilience to floods and droughts.
  • California was the first state to implement a healthy soil program in 2017 which incentivizes farmers to adopt regenerative farming practices.