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Pecan crop comes up short

Bad weather this last year led to a smaller than expected pecan crop according to this story in the Southeast Farm Press this week. The crop got a lates start because of cool, erratic weather in the spring, which may have affected pollination. Rainy and cloudy weather through the summer…
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La Nina conditions still expected for winter

The latest seasonal climate outlook was released late last week by NOAA. It shows that in spite of the current cold conditions, temperature and precipitation patterns in the winter period from December through February are expected to be aligned with what we think of as typical La Nina patterns. That…
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Two weather systems move through this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that there are two weather systems passing through the Southeast this week. The first one will bring some rain to parts of the region starting on Sunday night. By Tuesday, dry and cold weather will return to the area. The next low pressure area…
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Ag Data Management Software – Features and Few Options

Smart farming requires the use of both weather observations and other tools for managing farm conditions. Here is a recent blog post by my UGA colleagues Simerjeet Virk and Matt Tucker describing different management software programs that can be used to manage your farms effectively. They allow the organization of different observations…
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