Agriculture impacts

PrairieIn this section, you will learn about these current and potential impacts of climate change on agriculture in Manitoba:

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Higher levels of carbon dioxide, changing rain patterns, higher temperatures and greater occurrence of extreme weather events will all significantly affect agricultural production in Manitoba.

That’s the easy part.

However, making more detailed predictions about how crop production will be affected is much tougher. Generally, climate change models predict an uncertain future for agriculture in Manitoba, with potential benefits likely offset by major drawbacks.

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