Illinois Farmer On How Climate Change Is Impacting Agriculture

Experts have focused on drafting plans to prevent climate change, but effects are already being felt in Illinois.

Illinois Soybeans
In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, a southern Illinois farmer works on his tractor in an almost ready to harvest soybean field, near Lebanon, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) Associated Press
Illinois Soybeans
In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, a southern Illinois farmer works on his tractor in an almost ready to harvest soybean field, near Lebanon, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) Associated Press

Illinois Farmer On How Climate Change Is Impacting Agriculture

Experts have focused on drafting plans to prevent climate change, but effects are already being felt in Illinois.

As we get closer to the warmer summer months, experts say we will likely continue to see more hotter days compared to other years. Reset brings on a climate change expert and a farmer to discuss how global warming is impacting Chicago and Illinois residents.

GUESTS: Jeff Kirwan, farmer and director of the Illinois Farm Bureau

Karen Petersen, climate change manager at the Nature Conservancy