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Today’s agricultural policies must promote adequate food supply while accounting for food safety and sustainability concerns, among others. Researchers at RFF examine challenges posed by climate change; social and economic impacts of agricultural land use; and issues at the intersection of energy markets, agriculture, and water resources.

The Impact of Drought on Agriculture

Find out how the US drought monitor is used to estimate this impact.

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Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution

Read how water quality trading programs can affect this type of pollution.

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