Farmers can prepare for changing weather patterns

    | March 29, 2010

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    As our top news story from Kenya illustrates, choosing the right crop can mean the difference between success and failure for farmers when weather conditions are poor. But making wise crop choices is not the only thing farmers can do to increase their chances of a good harvest in the face of climate change. This week’s script describes several tillage practices that can improve soil fertility, prevent soil erosion, and boost the ability of soil to retain water. These practices can improve a farm’s resiliency to both drought and floods.

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