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Global Climate Change: Agriculture. Celia Fisher Mikaela Larson Pd. 1. Possible Positive Impacts. Increased productivity from warmer temperatures Possibility to discover new crops Longer growing season Accelerated maturation Decreased moisture stress Warmer nighttime temperatures.

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Global climate change agriculture

Global Climate Change: Agriculture

Celia Fisher

Mikaela Larson

Pd. 1


Possible positive impacts
Possible Positive Impacts

  • Increased productivity from warmer temperatures

  • Possibility to discover new crops

  • Longer growing season

  • Accelerated maturation

  • Decreased moisture stress

  • Warmer nighttime temperatures


Possible negative impacts
Possible Negative Impacts

  • Increased insect infestations

  • Crop damage from intense heat

  • Planning problems due to less reliable forecasts

  • Increased soil erosion

  • Increased weed growth and disease outbreak

  • Decreased herbicide and pesticide efficiency

  • Increased moisture stress and droughts

  • Sea water may inundate rivers

  • Decrease in snow cover


Snow cover
Snow Cover

  • Benefits:

    • Insulator to the soil

    • Conserves soil moisture

    • Decreases need for mulch

  • Drawbacks:

    • Heavy snow can damage trees

    • Small mammals protected from predators


Interactive link
Interactive Link

  • https://www.e-education.psu.edu/meteo469/node/168


Sources cited
Sources Cited

  • http://lancaster.unl.edu/hort/articles/2006/snow.shtml

  • http://flinthills.ksu.edu/doc42751.ashx

  • AP Environmental Science textbook


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