Existing models can forecast yields

Existing models can forecast yields

A STUDY led by Indiana state climatologist Dev Niyogi of Purdue University has determined that existing crop models can reliably forecast corn yields during times of climate variability, specifically El Nino and La Nina systems that influence temperature and precipitation in certain growing seasons.

Knowing what kind of yield to expect, even in uncertain growing conditions, should help climatologists, farmers, agricultural planners and policy-maker

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