Warming Climate Doesn't Ensure Earlier Planting Or Warm-Weather Crops

Aug 13, 2017

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Our warming climate presents a challenge for gardeners as well as farmers. Weather patterns have become less predictable. As the temperatures rise, it might seem that plants from warmer zones could be planted here in South Dakota. But a horticulture specialist for SDSU Extension says not all components of climate patterns have changed, and gardeners are bound by extremes. SDPB's Victoria Wicks has this report.

Rhoda Burrows, SDSU Extension Horticulture Specialist
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