Harvesting Peril: Extreme Weather and Climate Change on the American Farm

Farmers are on the frontline of climate change, at the mercy of worsening extreme weather. Farms also contribute to the problem. And they could help solve it—through practices that could store billions of tons of carbon in the soil while boosting farm profits. A transformation of America’s farm economy would be as profound as the revolution in the energy economy. So why hasn’t this started to happen?

In this video, ICN agriculture and food reporter Georgina Gustin walks us through the findings from her series Harvesting Peril.