Report

The changing climate: impacts and adaptations options for South Australian primary producers

Publisher
Rural conditions Climate change Farmers Australia South Australia
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apo-nid23246.pdf 2.97 MB
Description

The impacts of long-term climate change on agriculture could include more weeds, pests and diseases; changes in pasture growth and livestock carrying capacity; an increase in extreme weather events; and changes in rainfall patterns combined with higher temperatures. 

 

The extent of the negative effects could be reducedby strategies such as using resources more efficiently, converting to more drought-tolerant crop cultivars and exploring more diverse income opportunities. 

 

However, not all enterprises will be in a position to make the significant changes necessary to remain viable in this changing environment.

 

Publication Details
ISBN:

978-1-921399-28-2