Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Another “feast or famine” week for rainfall

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that heavy rain will continue to fall in the northwestern parts of the region including northern Alabama, northwest Georgia and the western Carolinas and Virginia while largely skipping the Florida peninsula and the Atlantic coast. This could cause drought conditions in the already dry…
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Rain across the region this week

Rain will occur across the region this week, although the lightest amounts are expected to occur where most needed in southern Georgia and northern Florida. All of that rain will fall in the next three days as the next storm system moves through the area and will be followed by…
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Outlook for the 2018 growing season

Here is my latest short article on the climate outlook for the 2018 growing season, to be published in UGA’s Peanut Pointers newsletter later this week: In spite of what seemed like very cold temperatures over the winter, the April-like temperatures we experienced across the Southeast in February have left…
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