How climate change is transforming California’s farms

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A farm in California. Credit: Pixabay.

Agriculture is big business in California. But the industry faces a reckoning with the threat of climate change, especially in the Central Valley. Just outside Modesto, farmers and researchers are trying to develop new farming techniques to help the region better transition to the hotter, drier, and saltier climate on the horizon.

Credits

Guest:
Mark Schapiro - environmental journalist, Berkeley lecturer, and author of “Seeds of Resistance: The Fight to Save Our Food Supply”

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Rosalie Atkinson, Adriana Cargill, Brian Hardzinski