The House Agriculture Committee continued its farm bill review process by discussing the role of climate research in supporting agriculture. California Representative Jim Costa said it’s important to pursue sustainability in a way that makes sense to farmers and ranchers. “In the next farm bill, we need to look at how to enhance the efforts of this public-private partnership between educational institutions and our regional farming efforts. I think what’s lacking is an overall plan on how this all fits together with attainable goals for the next five to ten years, based on good, sound science.” Watch the hearing.
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