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Benefits of windbreaks on farms

While over time many farmers have reduced the use of windbreaks on farms to maximize the area under cultivation, they do provide some excellent benefits to crops as well as promoting refuge areas for wildlife and pollinators. They also reduce the amount of wind erosion, which can preserve fertile soil. …
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Dry conditions expand after hot and dry week

As expected, the moderate drought and abnormally dry conditions have expanded across a lot of the Southeast in the past week. Little rainfall coupled with much warmer than normal temperatures have caused the expansion of abnormally dry conditions in eastern North Carolina and in parts of Alabama. Conditions in Florida…
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