Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“Think it’s hard for you to deal with the cold weather? Imagine being a farmer”

USA Today posted an interesting article this week about what hardships farmers have to go through in the Arctic outbreak parts of the US have experienced in the last week. Unlike other workers, farmers have to keep going outside to keep their animals safe, and have to deal with balky equipment that just does not work well in sub-zero temperatures. You can read it at https://www.yahoo.com/news/think-apos-hard-deal-cold-185111802.html.

Early snow on forage crop. ( Photo courtesy of Pascal Drouin )