Missouri Farmers Fight Climate Change

We like this story if only because crop news gives us a "sense of place" here in the Midwest. 

Moreover . . . 

Planting trees and crop rotation is a far more inspiring way to address climate change concerns than passing authoritarian legislation in order to spike American inflation and worsen the class divide.

And so . . . Try taking a pause for partisan head games and realize this, very much like hottie Marissa in a bikini, is actually good news . . .

“During the life of these projects, we’re hopeful of recording 50 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent reductions and greenhouse gas reductions and carbon sequestration benefits,” said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack in announcing the grants. “That’s equivalent to about 10 million cars being taken off the road.”

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Missouri farmers will get federal help to cope with and mitigate climate change

Missouri farmers will benefit from $25 million in federal money designed to help them cope with and mitigate the effects of climate change. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the money to the University of Missouri to help farmers statewide. It was one of 70 grants across the country the USDA announced last week.