Climate Week 2013
10:20 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Climate change presenting new challenges to farmers

Farming is a tough and unpredictable business. It requires hard manual labor and quick responses to complicated problems.

     Climate change holds the potential of adding a whole new level of complexity - and uncertainty - to Montana's top industry.

Harvesting potatoes at Lifeline Produce in Victor, MT
Harvesting potatoes at Lifeline Produce in Victor, MT
Credit Edward O'Brien

All week long we've taken a look at climate change and its impacts on Montana.
        In our final feature story tonight, Edward O'Brien speaks with a few of the people who will be directly dealing with the consequences if - perhaps when - we see significant alterations in our long-term climate patterns.