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Jul
5

‘Something isn’t right’ in Mont. wheat fields

The prospect of shrinking harvests hangs over Montana and other wheat-producing regions as politicians in Washington fight over what role the United States should play in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. While the political battle plays out, scientists and wheat growers are working together on one aspect of the debate where they agree: Farmers need new wheat varieties and practices to help one of the world’s top sources of nutrition adjust to nature’s challenges, human-influenced or not.

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