Modern farming, dependent on machinery, fertilizer and pesticides, is at risk from electrical grid disruptions due to catastrophes like geomagnetic storms. Yields may drop 35%–48% after industrial inputs like fertilizer run out, varying by crop. Europe and US could see up to 75% reductions.

Modern farming, dependent on machinery, fertilizer and pesticides, is at risk from electrical grid disruptions due to catastrophes like geomagnetic storms. Yields may drop 35%–48% after industrial inputs like fertilizer run out, varying by crop. Europe and US could see up to 75% reductions.