Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Seasonal rains this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that nearly all of the Southeast should get an inch or so of rain this week except for the southern tip of Florida. This is likely to keep the drought from expanding in next week’s Drought Monitor map. We should see a lot of…
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Moderate drought grows in Alabama

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that moderate drought has expanded in the Southeast this week as warm temperatures and scant rainfall did not help improve dry conditions. The biggest increase in drought came in southern Alabama, where the area of moderate drought nearly doubled from last week….
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Workshop: Keeping chickens cool in hot weather

The UGA Department of Poultry Science is hosting a workshop on April 15-17 which discusses how to keep chickens cool in hot weather. Last year over 140 people from 11 countries attended to learn the basics of chicken house ventilation and other methods to keep the flocks comfortable. You can…
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