This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Half of all humans owe their lives to small farmers, because that's who grows most of the food in Africa and Asia. But it turns out that small farmers in poorer countries are stuck with seeds that can't cope with a rapidly changing climate. A farmer in Illinois facing drought can plant Pioneer's AQUAmax corn, which provides solid yields in dry years.
Feb-2-2019, 18:03:10 GMT