Plant Agriculture Prof Addresses Summer Heat Impact on Crops in CTV Interview

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Lower crop yields and higher food prices are concerns in a summer of intense heat and little precipitation. Prof. Hugh Earl, Plant Hugh EarlAgriculture, talked about the effects of hot, dry conditions on crops such as corn and soybeans in an interview with CTV News. Earl suggested farmers plant earlier in the year and develop more heat-tolerant crop varieties. He studies crop physiology and yield.