Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Moderate drought reduced by 40 percent from last week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that the small areas of moderate drought in parts of Georgia and South Carolina have been reduced by about 40 percent this week due to rainfall in the driest locations. Abnormally dry conditions expanded in the Florida Peninsula due to lack of…
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Southwest Georgia farmers pick themselves up and trudge ahead after Hurricane Michael

Sharon Dowdy of UGA’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has an interesting story this week about how farmers and extension agents in southwest Georgia are coping after the devastating effect of Hurricane Michael earlier this month. Lots of good stories about what happened to farmers around the area and…
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