FarmPolicy

November 27, 2014

Climate Issues and Agriculture; Food Security; and Food Safety

Climate Issues and Agriculture

Dan Morgan, a former Washington Post reporter and editor, who is now an independent writer specializing in agriculture and energy, published an article yesterday titled, “Mining Carbon Down on the Farm.”

Datelined from Wheatland, Wyoming, the article stated that, “This region of the country was built from selling coal, gold, lead and other minerals buried in the ground. Now some farmers and ranchers are betting there is treasure in yet another element below the surface: carbon.

“At this point, it is still a long-shot gamble.”

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