America’s farmers are caught between the changing climate and Trump’s denial

The Obama administration tried to make climate change a priority at USDA. What happens now that Trump is in charge?

CREDIT: AP Images/David Goldman, Edit by Diana Ofosu

Don Teske, like many of his neighbors in Wheaton, Kansas, is a farmer. On his fifth-generation farm along the eastern edge of Kansas’ foothills, Teske farms a mix of grass and crops like soybeans, corn, wheat, and alfalfa. Cattle and calves roam throughout his pastures, helping to manage the grass.


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