Support for this video was provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and various organizations within Rutgers University, including the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Rutgers Climate Institute, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and New Jersey Climate Change Resource Center.

CLIMATE STORIES

How Will Climate Change Impact Agriculture?

New Jersey farmers do about a billion dollars of business a year, and like all businesses that depend on natural resources they are directly affected by climate change. While certain climate impacts, like a longer growing season, may boost productivity, other climate-related trends are adding uncertainty and risk to an already challenging way of life.