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Why climate change affects Thanksgiving's table?

Why climate change affects Thanksgiving's table?

For this Thanksgiving, I have a lot of time to thank, namely my health, the ability to finally gather with my family, the time I have to get off from work to relax. I also want to express my gratitude for the food on the table, especially because many of the season's classic dishes aren't promised in the future.

Cranberries are a staple of the holiday season, especially in Massachusetts, where they are the most harvested crops. They're also making their home crops as a result of a change in climate.

The berries are from the region and grow to resist extreme temperatures and rainfall patterns. But despite their toughness, Brian Wick says erratic weather risks them.

Last year, there was a record drought in southeastern Massachusetts that affects the harvest with small berries, he said. They didn't all make it to the harvest because of the extremely dry conditions.

As in Massachusetts, there were no shortages of rain this year, yet that's why water is too much, not so many problems, because humid conditions can cause fungus to develop and damage.

Wick said a lot of fruit rotted before harvest last year.

This is a natural fertilizer, which allows the natural fertilizer to mix the cold and water with the frozen cranberry bogs. This happens when winters are often cold enough to form thick enough ice layers.

During this change, cranberries are resilient and have already started to adapt to these changes. Many are using new equipment, changing their fertilizing schedules, and turning to different varieties.

That means that our growers must persevere and they will make it hard, Wick said. But its, it will take some investment into the industry over the next few years to remain viable and economically viable.

I could imagine Thanksgiving without cranberry sauce, but I cannot imagine Thanksgiving without mashed potatoes, which climate change is putting in risk too.

The new town in the Northwest, where Russet Burbanks are located, is changing in the United States. The most common kind of potato is the Russet Burbank. The variety can be easily adapted in the variety to achieve a fluffy, lump-free mash.

The region could have. That can leave soil panned, and allow a lot of soil to grow potatoes.

If climate change continues to grow, potatoes are ten percent higher than current level of sustainable climate change. Some studies show that global potato yields can drastically decrease by ten percent from current level due to the emergence of a climate change problem.

Climate change is repercussioning in turn, at least, the arguably best part of the Thanksgiving Thanksgiving lineup.

The Climate crisis determinates the hardening of the California, The Americas, and the rising humidity can produce these a pumpkin too quickly and rot, and the excessive rain also threatens the crops.

The lack of continuous heavy rainfall in the spring is often a reason for reducing the likelihood of harvest delays and increase the likelihood of crop loss, said Trent Ford. So as in excess wet soil, planting pumpkins is the risk of disease, said Ford.

These changes are already visible. In 2015, the town of Morton, Ill. which produces beautiful saw huge amounts of rain in its abundance.

Even the canned pumpkins are getting worse. If the state does not harvest, a typical statewide crop yield could be 73 percent higher by two100 from 2015 level levels which means it could be worse.

In contrast to commodity crops like soybeans, he talked about how climate change affected pumpkins. In general, there has been little research done on the impacts of climate change on pumpkins, he said.

Since the fall of this year, pumpkin yields, but without it, I know, is it impossible to take for granted a pumpkin pie again.

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