raspberries in containers

Farmers around the country are adjusting to new climate conditions. Rising temperatures and earlier growing seasons have brought more invasive pests and erratic weather patterns as some farms wither from drought, while others sit flooded. Farming has always been a complex dance with nature, but as crop failures increase, the agriculture business has become more of a financial gamble. The news is not all bad, though, as changing climate conditions have improved some crops. While Michigan’s tart cherries and upstate New York’s red raspberries have been difficult to grow, Florida’s watermelons can now be harvested sooner, and Montana’s chickpeas are thriving. Get the full story here.