Gizmodo: US Wheat Crop Devastated… Because Climate Change

Guest “Gizmodo must be Latin for ‘dumb as a shoe’” by David Middleton EARTHEREXTREME WEATHERThe U.S. Wheat Crop Is in TroubleSpring wheat could see some of its lowest wheat yields…

World Wheat Crop Heads For New Record

IMPROVED late-season yield prospects in greater Europe and Australia have lifted the estimate for global wheat production by 5.9 million tonnes (Mt) from the previous Agricultural Market Information Systems (AMIS)…

Wheat myth debunked

The pervasive myth that intensive breeding has made modern wheat cultivars weaker and more dependent on pesticides and fertilisers is debunked by a major new study University of Queensland The…

European wheat lacks climate resilience

From EurekAlert! Public Release: 26-Dec-2018 European wheat lacks climate resilience European farmers need to take a new course with regard to ensuring climate-resilience of important crops such as wheat Aarhus…

Millions may face protein deficiency as a result of human-caused carbon dioxide emissions

From Eurekalert Public Release: 2-Aug-2017 Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Key Takeaways: Human-caused carbon dioxide emissions lower the nutritional value of staple crops, increasing the risk for dietary…

Norway's wheat production impacted by Climate Change

Guest essay by David Archibald A correspondent in Oslo writes: “The official view in Norway is in contrast to what the people experience because of cooling weather: Late spring gives…

Do Increasing Temperatures Lower Crop Yields?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I keep reading these claims that we’re all going to starve because of global warming. People say it’s going to be the death of agriculture,…

Wild about grains and global warming

This makes me wonder, since most of the world’s food supply is from cultivated grains, as opposed to wild ones, and since yields have been increasing thanks to selective breeding…

The newest green slogan

No Food for Oil! The new green biofuels slogan. A friend of mine, Lon Glazner, runs a blog about things in my hometown. We joke around a lot, the image above…