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Maine is changing its signature crop to keep up with the effects of climate change

Climate change brings warmer and drier conditions that aren’t conducive for Maine’s most lucrative crop. Scientists and farmers have teamed up to modify potatoes to ensure a steady agricultural future.

Maine Public’s Robbie Feinberg reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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