USDA Rolls Out 7 Regional 'Climate Hubs' For Farmers

Law360, Los Angeles (February 5, 2014, 9:51 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday announced the formation of seven so-called "climate hubs" that will provide data and technology to ranchers and farmers, so they can be better prepared for natural disasters and other effects of climate change in their region.

The Regional Hubs for Risk Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change — which will be set up in Ames, Iowa; Durham, N.H.; Raleigh, N.C.; Fort Collins, Colo.; El Reno, Okla.; Corvallis, Ore.; and Las Cruces, N.M. — are part of President Barack Obama's...
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