The next alarmist study that considers possible benefits of global warming along with its downsides will be the first. Many of us have observed that, historically, abundance has always been associated with warmer periods and famine with cooler periods. To this end, note this: (via Tom Nelson)
Rain, wind and cold weather have Eastern Iowa farmers stuck and waiting to start the planting season.
Many farmers tell TV9 they’re ready to go but the weather this year simply won’t cooperate.
In 2007, many Eastern Iowa farmers began planting corn by the middle of April. This year, it’ll take several weeks of sun and much warmer temperatures to even think about working in soggy fields. And getting a later start can present some problems.